Equine Therapy

Equine Therapy

Therapies Equine Therapy Description: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) incorporates horses experientially for emotional growth and learning. It is a collaborative effort between a licensed therapist and a horse professional working with the clients and horses to address treatment goals. Because … Continued
Energy Therapies

Energy Therapies

Therapies Energy Therapies NEW! In 2013, VFU Founding Board Member, Dr. Stephanie Mines made a presentation at a Veteran Healing Conference in Hilo, Hawaii.  Her presentation included findings of her 30 years of work as a neuro-psychologist AND the daughter of … Continued
Farming/Ranching

Farming/Ranching

Therapies Farming/Ranching Farming and Ranching can be an excellent way to use energy to “grow”.  It is one way that many veterans and families are finding that may offer great benefit in dealing with challenges and create opportunity from them! … Continued
Heart Math

Heart Math

Therapies Heart Math Heart Math is the name that has been given to a type of therapy that involves the use of specific equipment to help relieve stress. Free Resources for Veterans, Service Members and Their Families are available can be … Continued
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Therapies Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Description: Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment is the use of oxygen in a pressure chamber at greater than atmospheric pressures used as a medication to treat disease and injury. Clinical research and experience have show that pure … Continued
Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Therapies Massage Therapy Description: Therapeutic massage is the systematic healing art of soft tissue manipulation (skin and muscles), which results in an impressive range of benefits to health and well being. Massage influences pain stimulation and pain perception through physical … Continued
Retreats and Camps

Retreats and Camps

Therapies Retreats and Camps Description: Over the past 10 years, different organizations have begun offering “retreats” or “camps” to veterans and/or their families.  Often, the retreats are offered at little or no cost and are intended to provide the veteran … Continued
Spiritual Healing

Spiritual Healing

Spiritual Healing In past times, warriors who came home from battle had very specific rituals of healing and cleansing the spirit.  The wisdom of our ancestors understood the toll that was taken on the spirit when engaging in combat. Many … Continued
Therapy Dogs

Therapy Dogs

Therapies Therapy Dogs and Service Dogs Description: There is a difference between Therapy Dogs and Service Dogs depending on your need. There is a great place to identify the difference between these dogs and it is www.usdogregistry.org.  There, you will find out … Continued
Treatment Centers

Treatment Centers

Therapies Treatment Centers Description: There are different kinds of treatment centers, but there are 2 main types: Outpatient Treatment – This requires that the veteran attend a facility (either private or public) that has a planned program of wellness for … Continued