Shelley Green, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently presented at the national conference on Uniting Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies with Higher Education. The conference was held at Middle Tennessee State University. Green’s presentation was entitled “Equine Assisted Training in a Family Therapy Graduate Program.”
Several years ago, Green initiated a course Equine Assisted Family Therapy, which was the first of its kind to be housed in a nationally accredited family therapy program. In addition to her work with equine therapy, Green’s other research interests include human sexuality, gender, and systems theories. She was appointed to serve a three year term on the Ethics Committee for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).