Big Ranch Heart is home to Seven Generations Child and Family Community Counseling Centers Native American Horse Inspired Growth and Healing ProgramEnjoy the smiling faces of our families and youth!
Since Jan. 2006 Big Heart Ranch has been healingdisadvantaged children and families by providing therapeutic interaction with rescued animals
History Started with two horses and a dream... Big Heart Ranch has been self funded and has donated $250,000 in therapeutic services We have donated our services to thousands of children and families from United American Indian Involvement, Heart Of Los Angeles (HOLA) to Chai Lifeline and more...
Today Big Heart Ranch’s rescued animals include horses, ponies, alpacas, mini-horses, goats, deer, a therapy dog and a family of egg laying hens All facilities are handicap accessible including a 4 stall mare motel and hay storage, ADA restroom, ocean view patio beach, arena, 60 ft watered round pen, ocean view pastures, organic garden
Mission BIG Heart Ranch is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit providing unique experiential animal and horse inspired growth and healing for children, individuals, couples and families struggling with mental health and traumatic life issues in a natural mountain setting.
Board of Directors and Human Staff Suzi Landolphi Co-founder and President, Eagala and OK Corral Series certified horse practitioner, MA Clinical Psychology, creator horse inspired growth and healing Brian Goldberg - Co-founder and Treasurer, OK Corral Series certified horse practitioner, ranch manager Jay Cohen - Vice President, MBA, Partner at the Gersh Agency Nora Cohen, Secretary, Director of Volunteers Carly Chiate - Therapist and LCSW Deborah Kaminsky - LMFT
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Big Heart Ranch Offers... Animal Inspired Growth and Healing (AIGH) Horse Inspired Growth and Healing (HIGH) and Horse Inspired Psychotherapy (HIP) Therapeutic Riding and Integrative Learning (TRAIL) - Developed at Big Heart Ranch
Who We Serve Children and Families Native American with Mental Health Youth and Families Issues Children and Adults Disadvantaged and with Life Threatening Marginalized Youth Illnesses Children and Adults Youth and Adults with on the Autism Traumatic Brain and Spectrum Spinal Cord Injury Veterans Involved School Children from with the Wounded the Surrounding Warrior Project Communities Residential Corporate Team Substance Abuse Building Treatment Programs for Youth and Adults
Organization and Agency PartnershipsResidential Treatment Programs: The Canyon,Visions Inc., Bridges, Passages
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