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Announcing Horse-Guided Coaching Services & Retreats

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The past two years have been a time of tremendous change, transition, and adjustment for me. New location, new home, and a renewed career as a therapist, coach, and counselor. I’m pleased to announce that I am now living on the South-Central Oregon coast and am officially launching my Horse-Guided Learning, Coaching, & Counseling practice in Florence, Oregon. I will also be co-hosting Women’s Empowerment Retreats at a beautiful retreat center in the woods near Eugene, Oregon.

Why Work With Horses?

Horses have an innate ability to tune into the deepest parts of us. They can give you immediate feedback on how you are carrying yourself in the world and have an uncanny sense about the emotions of humans they are interacting with. Horses live in a constant state of truth – They are incapable of artifice or falsity. Through hands on experiential learning with my gentle and friendly horses, you will come to know your own fears and passions, strengths and weaknesses, and unique personal qualities and characteristics that will help you to transform, heal, grow, and move forward in your life in new and purposeful ways.

My Equine Learning, Coaching, and Counseling sessions are for anyone who would like to expand beyond limiting views of themselves that have interfered with their ability to live as their most true, clear, and centered self. My background as a Licensed Therapist and Life Coach and my own understanding of the healing power of horses allows me to work with people from all walks of life who may need help with personal and/or professional goals and challenges.

* All Horse-Guided work takes place safely from the ground; no experience with horses is necessary. Exercises where you are on the horse but attached to a lead rope are also possible for those who are interested. 

No previous experience with horses is necessary.   

How Horse-Guided Therapy Helps People Heal, Change, & Grow
  • Allows you to access parts of yourself that may not come into awareness otherwise
  • Provides a unique, fertile environment that encourages intuitive, natural expression
  • Engages all of your senses, including what Eastern philosophy refers to as ‘Chi’ – our energetic, intuitive, instinctive sense, as mirrored and exampled by the horse. This in turn helps you become aware of unexpected insights, awarenesses, and solutions to issues that you may have been struggling with for years
  • Horses mirror and reflect your overall sense of being, including how you are showing up in the world emotionally, intellectually, and energetically
  • Teaches you how to trust your powerful Intuitive Center and encourages you to express your truth in the moment with intentional behaviors and actions
  • Encourages relational awareness and assertive communication that is based on a sense of genuine and deep respect for self and others
  • Allows you to be fully present in the moment, which leads to creative inspiration and thoughtful contemplation about your life, goals, and aspirations
  • Gives you immediate feedback on your communication and leadership style, and helps you to move through fears that may inhibit your living and speaking your truth

 

Coach Winchester

 

 Coach Blue

Client Testimonials

I learned things about myself that had eluded me despite years of standard ‘talk therapy’. The discoveries were both surprising and meaningful. Working with Rebecca and her two wonderful horses has literally been life-changing for me in ways I never anticipated or expected. I can communicate clearly and assertively now with others, even in tough or difficult situations, and I feel I really know myself now in ways I never did before.

– MK, Eugene, OR

I never thought that horses could help me move through blocks and obstacles in my job, but that’s what happened. After just a few sessions with Rebecca’s horses, it was evident to me what my stumbling blocks were in regard to my goal to get promoted. I was able to change some of my behaviors and ways of communicating at work, and I did receive that promotion – Thank you, Rebecca, Blue and Winchester!

-RO, Florence, OR


Announcing My New Horse-Guided Learning, Coaching, & Counseling Practice

The past two years have been a time of tremendous change, transition, and adjustment for me. New location, new home, and a renewed career as a therapist, coach, and counselor. I’m pleased to announce that I am now living on the South-Central Oregon coast and am officially launching my Horse-Guided Learning, Coaching, & Counseling practice in Florence, Oregon. I will also be co-hosting Women’s Empowerment Retreats at a beautiful retreat center in the woods near Eugene, Oregon.

Why Work With Horses?

Horses have an innate ability to tune into the deepest parts of us. They can give you immediate feedback on how you are carrying yourself in the world and have an uncanny sense about the emotions of humans they are interacting with. Horses live in a constant state of truth – They are incapable of artifice or falsity. Through hands on experiential learning with my gentle and friendly horses, you will come to know your own fears and passions, strengths and weaknesses, and unique personal qualities and characteristics that will help you to transform, heal, grow, and move forward in your life in new and purposeful ways.

My Equine Learning, Coaching & Counseling sessions are for anyone who would like to expand beyond limiting views of themselves that have interfered with their ability to live as their most true, clear, and centered self. My background as a Licensed Therapist and Life Coach and my own understanding of the healing power of horses allows me to work with people from all walks of life who may need help with personal and/or professional goals and challenges.

* All Horse-Guided work takes place safely from the ground; no experience with horses is necessary. Exercises where you are on the horse but attached to a lead rope are also possible for those who are interested. 

No previous experience with horses is necessary.   

How Horse-Guided Therapy Helps People Heal, Change, & Grow
  • Allows you to access parts of yourself that may not come into awareness otherwise
  • Provides a unique, fertile environment that encourages intuitive, natural expression
  • Engages all of your senses, including what Eastern philosophy refers to as ‘Chi’ – our energetic, intuitive, instinctive sense, as mirrored and exampled by the horse. This in turn helps you become aware of unexpected insights, awarenesses, and solutions to issues that you may have been struggling with for years
  • Horses mirror and reflect your overall sense of being, including how you are showing up in the world emotionally, intellectually, and energetically
  • Teaches you how to trust your powerful Intuitive Center and encourages you to express your truth in the moment with intentional behaviors and actions
  • Encourages relational awareness and assertive communication that is based on a sense of genuine and deep respect for self and others
  • Allows you to be fully present in the moment, which leads to creative inspiration and thoughtful contemplation about your life, goals, and aspirations
  • Gives you immediate feedback on your communication and leadership style, and helps you to move through fears that may inhibit your living and speaking your truth

 

Coach Winchester

 

 Coach Blue

Client Testimonials

I learned things about myself that had eluded me despite years of standard ‘talk therapy’. The discoveries were both surprising and meaningful. Working with Rebecca and her two wonderful horses has literally been life-changing for me in ways I never anticipated or expected. I can communicate clearly and assertively now with others, even in tough or difficult situations, and I feel I really know myself now in ways I never did before.

– MK, Eugene, OR

I never thought that horses could help me move through blocks and obstacles in my job, but that’s what happened. After just a few sessions with Rebecca’s horses, it was evident to me what my stumbling blocks were in regard to my goal to get promoted. I was able to change some of my behaviors and ways of communicating at work, and I did receive that promotion – Thank you, Rebecca, Blue and Winchester!

-RO, Florence, OR


What Is Therapeutic Life Coaching?

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It would be a wonderful thing if each of us were embraced, respected, and accepted as our true, authentic selves, as well as supported in growing to our highest potential, from the moment we entered the world. However, for some people this simply was not the case. Although traditional ‘success’ and future-oriented life coaching models can provide support, guidance, encouragement, and acceptance for those who are most in need of it so that they may change and progress, it often fails to address the past and ways of being and behaving that no longer serve them and keep them stuck in unhealthy, dysfunctional patterns. I therefore developed the Therapeutic Life Coaching™ model in order to better assist my coaching clients in their efforts to transform and evolve beyond old identities and limiting relational and social roles so that they may create the dynamic, fulfilling life they envision.

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“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.”  –Martha Graham

 

Unlike traditional future-oriented life coaching methods, the therapeutic life coaching processes I invite my clients to participate in go beyond motivational concepts and the achievement of personal / professional goals by exploring ways in which their life force, i.e., their true-self nature, has become ‘stuck’ or ‘blocked’ in reaction to people, places, things, and events encountered in their past. In addition, my Therapeutic Life Coaching model allows for the deepest possible transformation by inviting clients to expand beyond limiting ideas they may hold about themselves  based on prior experiences and other people’s perceptions of them. For clients in my coaching practice, ‘success’ is redefined as a complete shedding of all that feels false and/or no longer serves them as they experience, embrace, and embody their innate wholeness, a wholeness rooted in their true identity via a direct knowledge of Self.

About My Services

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The unique, individualized Therapeutic Life and Career Coaching services I provide are specifically designed to support people in achieving their goals, realizing their dreams, and confidently standing in their truth, fueled by wisdom, emotional acceptance, and relational awareness. I especially enjoy working with creative, emotionally aware, highly sensitive people who may be waking up to the fact that they have been living a life based on other people’s needs, wants, and expectations and are ready to dig deep within themselves so as to connect with their fundamental essence. I particularly enjoy working with people who feel ready to release anything and everything about themselves that feels false and no longer serves them at the highest level so that they might begin an inner journey to learn more about themselves and their purpose in life. Also, people who are feeling ‘stuck’ in life, or that their true self is ‘blocked’ or ‘hidden’ and they’d like some help in moving through these perceived obstacles. I invite you to Contact Me for a free introductory ‘strategy session’ so that we can determine how my therapeutic life coaching services might best serve you.

Horse-Guided Coaching In Florence, Oregon

I offer equine-assisted coaching sessions in the Florence, Oregon area. Go here to learn more.

 


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About Rebecca

Rebecca C. Mandeville is a licensed therapist and certified life coach. She specializes in women's empowerment, career coaching, and equine-assisted learning and therapy.

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