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Equine Coaching & Animal Assisted Healing & Teaching

Are you an Educator, Parent, or Community Leader interested in mindfulness, health, and wellness? Seeking strategic, immediate solutions to difficult problems adults and children face everyday? Need a conscious-based curriculum that teaches effective social-emotional learning skills? Feeling stressed, anxious, explosive, stuck? If home, work or school feels more like a battlefield than a safe haven, we provide immediate help to improve the health and wellbeing of your…read more →

Present Tense Awareness © Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) FAQ’s:

Present Tense Awareness © Equine Assisted Learning (EAL)  FAQ’s: “What is PTA\ EAL & Horse Whispering?”  PTA© Natural Horsemanship & EAL was developed by a renowned pediatrician, and a Board Certified Family Health Counselor & Equine Specialist, with over 30 years of experience working with horses and children.  The PTA© horse whispering program provides children and adults with a safe, non-judgmental…read more →

Dr. Greg Yapalater on Kelly Live! Surviving Summer Tips

It’s the time of the season, when sun=fun, and travel=adventure.  Keep your self and your family safe this Summer with Dr. Greg’s Surviving Summer Health Tips: -Zika carrying mosquitos are in the US, and Zika is very dangerous to unborn children.  It’s imperative to take precautions at home and abroad.  Use insect repellents, wear long sleeves and pants, and stay indoors…read more →

Present Tense Awareness©: Equine & Animal Assisted Learning that improves Human Behavior

Present Tense Awareness© (PTA) takes a holistic and integrative approach to teaching, using observational and experiential awareness, breath, conscious communication, understanding and psychology instead of force, fear, intimidation or invasive means to encourage growth and learning. PTA provides a collaborative way of communicating and connecting with all living things.  PTA is embodied within a philosophy of awareness, empathy and respect…read more →

Equine Assisted Learning & Animal Assisted Therapy that ends family strife

Present Tense Awareness (PTA)© Equine Assisted Learning & Animal Assisted Therapy @ The Green School in Sagaponack, New York  July 2016 Master Horse & Child Whisperers Karin Yapalater, Board Certified Integrative Family Health Counselor, and renowned pediatrician Dr. Greg Yapalater, founders of Park Avenue Integrative Health Practitioners have teamed up with The Green School to offer Equine Assisted Learning (EAL)…read more →

Parenting coach makes house calls in NYC & Hamptons

Karin Yapalater is a Board Certified Health Counselor and Parenting Coach who serves many local Hamptons and Manhattan families.  A decade ago, she began making house calls year round, in addition to her office based sessions, to uniquely and effectively help families continue the good work of teaching life skills, effective communication,  and problem solving at home.  She works collaboratively…read more →

Integrative Health Counseling for the Whole Family

Would you prefer to take a non-medicating approach to handling your own and\or your child’s health & wellbeing?  Are you or your child struggling with the negative challenges of stress or anxiety?  PAIH provides individual and family healthcare and counseling based upon the highest of human values. We strive to empower adults and children to advocate for them selves so…read more →

How to stop Everyday Generalized Anxiety Disorder? (EGAD!)

A range of challenging feelings such as worry, concern and apprehension often accompany the day to day of our lives.  At home, in school, the office … just about everywhere.  In today’s stimulating, fast paced world, anxiety can be quite contagious. Daily headlines and disturbing images can put us in a state of false alarm.  When dealing with feelings of…read more →

There is no planet B

One in ten children are living in areas affected by conflict. On September 25th 2015, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality & injustice. Fix climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all…read more →

The Irony of Conscious Parenting

Conscious parenting has become the catch phrase for parenting mindfully.  But what if conscious parenting actually means going out of your mind?   Out of your mind — and straight to your heart, and gut? Parents have the responsibility of role modeling – teaching their children the art and science of having a healthy, functional relationship.  When we wonder why…read more →