About

Horse Spirit Project

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

My experience

  • Trauma and Abuse
  • Addiction(s)
  • General counselling
  • Depression
  • Eating issues
  • Identity issues
  • PTSD
  • Sexuality issues
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Self worth issues

Testimonial

 

I learned much more about myself than I had anticipated and I survived the day.

 

I had no real expectations just wanted to challenge my fear of horses.

What I did not realise it was the fear in myself I was challenging.

 

Quite amazing,

thank you!

 

Meet Shirani Situnayake

I am a qualified Senior Counsellor, Equine Facilitated Therapist, Counselling

Supervisor and Group worker.

 

I have trained in Horse Whispering with Leanne Milward of Flying with Horses but I am also an experienced and qualified Counsellor.

 

I have a deep understanding and experience of working with a variety of issues, particularly those affecting women: child sexual abuse, domestic violence, self harm, addictions, eating issues, sexual identity and cultural identity as well as general counselling.

 

My work is also informed by my own life journey and it's fractures and I feel I bring a considerable amount of empathy and understanding to my therapeutic work.

 

I am passionately connected to the natural world and the wildness within ourselves, that may be called forth by this relationship.

I am a member of the UKAHPP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training

1999-2000

Goldsmiths College, Certificate in Psychodynamic and Humanistic Counselling

 

2000-2002

The City Lit Institute, Diploma in Practitioner Counselling

2005

Lewisham College, Diploma in Supervision

 

2005

The City Lit Institute, Certificate in Facilitating Therapeutic Groups

 

2006

Blenkiron and Foxgold, Horses as Mirrors of Ourselves (Equine therapy and Psychodrama)

 

2010

Authentic Human Horse, Introduction to Equine Facilitated Therapy

 

2010

Flying With Horses, Natural With Horses

 

2010

Gestalt Equine Institute of the Rockies, Gestalt Equine Psychotherapy