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NL Clinical Immersion Program

Counts towards your requirements for Natural Lifemanship™ Certification.

Learn more about the certification requirements for TF-EAP or TI-EAL at

Dive in and Immerse Yourself In Natural Lifemanship Practice

Flatten the learning curve and amplify your ability to incorporate Natural Lifemanship™ (NL) principles Trauma Focused-Equine Assisted Psychotherapy™ (TF-EAP) and Trauma Informed Equine Assisted Learning™ (TI-EAL) into your therapy or coaching. Gain a deeper understanding of how you can apply NL live in sessions, with horses, with clients, and within your business.  This 2-day immersion program is for mental health and equine professionals who have attended a Natural Lifemanship Institute Fundamentals training and are committed to incorporating it into their practice.

What You Get: 
  • Observe 2 **full days of therapy and/or coaching sessions with some of the most experienced people in the field using the NL model

  • Learn effective co-facilitation methods, including being a part of the team processing of sessions

  • Focused discussion with facilitators regarding implementation of TF-EAP principles in session

  • Learn about assessments Pecan Creek Ranch (PCR) uses and how to integrate them into treatment

  • Guidance on assessments, documentation, paperwork, and ethics that follow the NL principles and insurance standards

  • Explore ethical implications and associated work dilemmas within Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) service settings

  • Observe the integration of NL into the fabric of the business

  • Learn how to take care of your horses’ welfare with NL principles before, throughout, and after sessions

  • Hands-on experience in making connection the focus of every interaction with your horses from feeding and grooming to releasing after session

  • At least one Round Pen Consultation per day


  • An experience customized to your needs 

    *Always confirm with The Natural Lifemanship Institute to ensure this meets the requirements of your certification.
    **A full day of therapy sessions can range between 1-9 sessions per day. It can change from day to day and at the last moment and is sometimes determined by circumstances we cannot control. We will do our best to schedule you for days that will allow you to get most out of your experience. In the case we have last minute session cancellations, we will use the time to help you with other aspects of TF-EAP, TI-EAL. 

Don't Just Take Our Word For It
What Have Other Participants Gained?
  • Guidance and assistance on structuring their own TF-EAP/TI-EAL practice

  • Confidence in facilitating a flow between mental health and equine professional in sessions

  • A deeper understanding of the relationship between mental health professional and equine professional and client and horse as the therapy team

  • A wide variety of experiences of how the horses participate in, guide, and influence sessions

  • Observation of Intake Sessions and processes, and how equines may or not play a role 

  • A release of pressure on themselves to always know exactly what to do as facilitators

  • New ideas and fresh perspectives for their own practice

  • New insights and practical tools for integrating NL principles into practice

  • Experiences with PCR horses that lead to personal growth and insights that facilitate further professional growth

  • Connection and belonging

  • Lasting support and confidence

Don't need this for NL Certification, but still want to learn with us?

Get the same experiences, without the additional cost of credit towards your Natural Lifemanship Certification. There is a minimum requirement that you have completed a Fundamentals of Natural Lifemanship Training to be able to attend the Immersion. Contact us for more information or...

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