The Equine Assisted Therapy Institute is re-opening for in person trauma therapy.
Proper social distancing and hand sanitizing is required. 

Dr. de Blois also offers video-counselling.


Vision Statement

The Equine Assisted Therapy Institute will be recognized as a pioneer and a leader in the use of Mindfulness-Based Equine Assisted Therapy (MBEAT ®) for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety.

Mission Statement

The Equine-Assisted Therapy Institute strives to:

  • Keep abreast of the latest scientific research on mindfulness and equine assisted therapies pertaining to psychological health.
  • Promote self-empowerment by providing easy to understand information about the neurobiology of PTSD, depression, anxiety, and mindfulness.
  • Maximize clients’ safety by using horses that have passed a strict protocol of desensitization.
  • Treat clients and horses with respect, acceptance, and compassion.
  • Deliver MBEAT® through a cultural lens when working with Metis and First Nation people.

Areas of specialization

  • PTSD in the military, First Responders, Aboriginal people.
  • Complex trauma related to physical, emotional, and sexual abuse
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Borderline personality disorder


The Equine Assisted Therapy Institute is a provider for Crime Victim Assistance Program. We are also recommended by the North American Fire Fighter Veterans Network (