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Dr Jemma Hockley

Dr Jemma Hockley (BA, MSc, DClinPsych) has been the Clinical Lead at Strength in Horses Equine Therapy since 2009 (www.sihequinetherapy.org). She is both a practicing Clinical Psychologist and experienced horsewoman. Jemma has been researching the use of horses in promoting mental wellbeing since 1998, with the aim of developing understanding and awareness of Equine Therapy amongst the mental health profession. Jemma founded SIH in 2008 following her doctoral research on the positive impact of Equine Therapy on mental health service users in the UK.


Past and present Confer events
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
Saturday 23 January 2016






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Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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