What is equine therapy?
Posted by Alex Molyneux
28 Oct 2019
Equine therapy was originally dismissed as ‘American garbage’ by Delamere’s clinical director Mike Delaney, who later went on to become one of the UK’s leading Equine Assisted Psychotherapy practitioners. As a registered nurse and experienced rehabilitation practitioner, Mike did not see what horses could possibly add to the rehabilitation experience. It’s fair to say he…
Somatic healing: Breathing life into rehab
Posted by Mandy Donnison
20 Jan 2019
In this blog we explore what somatic healing is, why we at Delamere advocate it, and how it can help accelerate healing where addiction is concerned. Somatic means, quite literally, ‘relating to the soma’ or in other words ‘of the body’. Somatic therapy is a recognised type of body-centric therapy that works with the connection…