The EQUUSOMA™ training would not be the same without its international team of training assistants. Approved training assistants have undergone a background review and must have completed the rigorous Somatic Experiencing® training (or a combination of SE™ and other related approaches) along with 3-5 years minimum of providing equine-assisted interventions. In many cases, assistants also come with training in other trauma-related approaches, including EMDR, Equine-Assisted EMDR, Trauma-Focused Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy™ (Natural Lifemanship), Somatic Attachment, Somatic Resilience and Regulation: Early Trauma Training, neurofeedback, touch work, etc. In some cases, assistants are also certified trainers and facilitators in other models of EATL, such as Eponaquest, FEEL, PATH International, etc.
The assisting team will be different with each training cohort, based on availability and location. The following approved assistants are listed in alphabetical order.