SOCS™ / PTA© Equine Therapy & Natural Horse Whispering
Dr. Greg & Karin Yapalater, CHC, AADP
Individual & Family Healing & Learning
with Pediatrician Dr. Greg Yapalater
& Board Certified Integrative Health Counselor Karin Yapalater
Children | Adults | Families
”Simply nothing like the extraordinary educational, life changing work Karin and Dr. Greg Yapalater are doing with horses & families out there. Our family has benefited on so many levels – and our children’s behavior has been transformed for the better. Truly remarkable!” – Chugerman family
If home, work or school feel more like a battlefield than a safe haven contact us today.
HOW CAN WE HELP?
- Life transitions
- Substance Abuse
- Family Crisis Intervention
- Parenting Concerns
- Improve Family Connection and Conscious Communication
- Challenges with horse & rider relationships
SOCS™ / PTA© EQUINE HEALING & LEARNING
PTA Natural Horsemanship & EAL provide a safe, non-judgmental space for self-discovery in which children and adults can experience and learn about themselves through the art of kinship, unity and respect for horses. PTA\EAL helps improve the lives of horses, too!
Every member of the family will benefit! SOCS™/PTA© Heals and Teaches the whole family. NO RIDING EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY. In fact, those who feel apprehensive about horses or other animals are among those who can most benefit as a way of overcoming obstacles and fears!
WHO WE ARE
Karin Yapalater, CHC, AADP is a Board Certified Integrative Family Health Counselor and expert in the field of Equine & Animal Assisted Learning & Individual and Family Conscious Coaching. She is the Co-Founder of the School of Contemplative Studies (SOCS™) “the school that travels within”, an educational organization that brings conscious-based health and wellness programs to schools, businesses and families right in the comfort of their own schools, workplaces and homes.
Dr. Greg Yapalater or “Dr. Greg” as his patients fondly call him is a renowned Pediatrician with over 30 years of experience providing the highest quality medical and healthcare to children and families all over the world. He is the Founder of Park Avenue Medical Specialists in New York, co-founder of SOCS™ and co-author with Karin of the highly acclaimed Present Tense Awareness PTA© Curriculum.
“Dr. Greg & Karin Yapalater are expert child & horse whisperers who quickly identify the most strategic solution to child, adult, family – as well as horse – problems! Remarkable!“ The Simmons Family
SOME OF OUR 4 Legged TEACHERS
Socrates aka SOCS/SOCZ (pronounced socks) is a Roan Quarter Horse trained in Natural Horsemanship by The Yapalaters. SOCS aka SOCZ is also the beloved namesake of The Yapalater’s traveling School of Contemplative Studies (SOCS™). SOCZ is a SOCS™/PTA© trained Equine Coach living and working @ the Green School.
Sherlock is a bay quarter horse with the rough and tumble looks of a wild mustang and a heart of gold. Sherlock is a SOCS™/PTA© trained Master Level Equine Coach living and working @ The Big Sky Ranch.
Lola is a 2 year old Staffordshire terrier lab rescued by The Yapalaters. Lola is currently in training as a SOCS™/PTA© Canine Coach.
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For more information about SOCS™ / PTA© EQUINE HEALING & LEARNING
“Karin’s equine clinics are an incredible way for couples, families and friends to spend quality time together while learning about and connecting authentically to themselves and one another.” – Markus
“Working with Karin and the horses, I learned more in 1 hour about myself and what was keeping me stuck in my life and in my relationships than I have learned in years of talk therapy!” – Stacey
“After college I felt lost…and Karin and the horses managed, in one quick session, to highlight some very deep issues I hadn’t even realized I had buried. It was a magical a-ha moment that immediately helped me in my life in a very positive way.” – Isabelle
SOCS™- PTA©: Each individual or group session is based upon the PTA© curriculum, developed over the past 25 years by Board Certified Integrative Health Counselor Karin Yapalater and Dr. Greg Yapalater – highly skilled family health practitioners and renowned human and horse whisperers.
Present Tense Awareness© (PTA) is an acclaimed contemplative holistic counseling method developed by pediatrician Dr. Greg Yapalater and Karin Yapalater. TheSOCS™ – PTA© Equine Therapy & Life Coaching Program provide children and adults of all ages and backgrounds with a safe, non-judgmental space for self-discovery and recovery through kinship and respect for all living things.
What to expect in a SOCS™ – PTA© EQUINE HEALING & LEARNING SESSION:
Individuals work closely with Dr. Greg and/or Karin Yapalater to uncover the cause of emotional, physical and spiritual imbalances and provide immediate tools and strategies that get each and every member of the family feeling balanced and at their best.
Specially designed non riding activities allow participants to deepen awareness of personal issues, core feelings and areas of bodily tension that inhibit their ability to reach their true potential. The Yapalaters along with carefully selected horses and farm animals teach participants how to make powerful choices based on awareness instead of harmful or habitual patterns.
Dr. Greg & Karin Yapalater work with you to create emotional, physical and spiritual healing.
The farms and schools where The Yapalaters run their equine and animal programs are a kind of a sanctuary with beautiful surroundings that contribute deeply to the experience.
Individual, group sessions and clinics are available.
Families and Adults:
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Attend a SOCS/PTA™ Equine Therapy Session with The Yapalaters on the farm:
- Overcome fears and limiting beliefs
- Quickly solve real life problems
- Become confident and secure
- Awaken your truest self
tel.: 212-737-1818 | 917-353-8854
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