Brenda von Rautenkranz, LGPC, NCC, EAGLALA Certified, Psychotherapist

vR Equine Growth and Learning Center

13425 Forsythe Road

Sykesville, MD 21784


Equine Assisted Psychotherapy provides a hands-on approach that challenges individuals to look at themselves and the world around them in a new way.  Equine therapy is an alternative to traditional counseling that involves using horses as part of the therapy process.  Equine Assisted Psychotherapy is an experiential therapy that incorporates the presence of equine (horses) within the treatment model.  It has been effective with clients who manifest depression, attention-deficit disorder, conduct disorders, dissociative disorders, anxiety, posttraumati stress, autism, and other disorders and disabilities.  Children, adolescents, families, marriage, individual and group.