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Caroline Poland prepares to encourage students with group therapy sessions.

Counseling center therapy group sessions

Taylor gets intentional with group therapyKatie Pfotzer | Echo On a college campus, it can be easy to feel alone. In 2016, the Taylor Counseling Center added group therapy sessions to Student Services to combat this. Group sessions are typically six to eight weeks in length and range in topic from […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
During Welcome Weekend, Judd made his rounds to meet many of the Taylor students moving in. Here he is pictured smiling with the residence leadership of Wengatz Hall.

Judd the Therapy Dog lends a paw

Therapy dog brings services to TaylorBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Life and Times Co-Editor Fluffy, happy and always excited to see you, the Counseling Center’s newest therapy method has a visible effect on students and members of the Grant County community. Judd the Therapy Dog and handler Shari Wallace started coming […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Jenny Schamber, owner and trainer of Rope this Ranch and a counselor at Taylor’s Counseling Center, combines her love of horses with her passion for mental and emotional healing. (Photograph by Kassie Joviak)

The equine therapist

Equestrian center offers a different type of therapyBy Brianna Kudisch | Contributor Plopped onto a horse at only a few months old, Jenny Norton Schamber, the owner and trainer of Rope This Ranch, cannot picture a life without them. With over 30 years of experience with horses, and with the […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Mike, Leeann and Hope Severe are pictured at Mt. Haleakala National Park in May, 2008, one year after Hope's adoption (photo provided by Mike Severe).

Finding Hope

A Taylor professor’s approach to fostering vulnerable childrenBy Ellen Hershberger | Contributor A teenage girl waits for the results of a pregnancy test. Time stops as a little green plus sign appears on the stick. What now? She tells her parents, her friends, her boyfriend. They end the relationship but […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
When horses speak louder than words

When horses speak louder than words

For the children who participate in Black Dog Farm’s Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) program, horses are more than just animals. They are the confidants who bring healing to a past that is too difficult to face alone. Maggie Boyle, owner of Black Dog Farms, attributes the success of the EAP program to the special relationship between the horses and the humans that care for them.

by · March 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Features