David Young

Meet HEAL Facilitator Judith Kay

Meet HEAL Facilitator Judith Kay (HEAL class of 2009), and her miniature horses Peanut and Little Juan (L.J. for short).  Judith is a tutor for children and adults contending with a emotional, learning or behavior challenges.  I am always inspired by Judith’s simple yet brilliant implementation of the HEAL Six…

In Memory of Mike

Written by Leigh Shambo HEAL Facilitator Matney Cook lost a beloved friend, also a guide and colleague in her EFL practice, when her horse Mike peacefully and naturally left this world January 27th. I knew Mike too, and I know he touched so many lives, and changed Matney’s life in…

HEAL’s Frieda: A Life Well Shared

Greetings gentle friends of HEAL, Today's news from HEAL is especially personal to me. Those readers who have visited HEAL for sessions or workshops will remember Frieda. Even if you never met Frieda, perhaps her eulogy will help you grasp the dimensions, the layers of intelligence regarding humans, and the…

“A journey of 1000 miles…

…begins with a single step”, according to the ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tsu.  Everyone’s heard that.   But guess what? It’s almost exactly 1,000 miles from Chehalis WA (my former home of 25 years) to Bishop CA (east-central CA, near Nevada), my new home.  An avalanche of changes and challenges on…

The Listening Heart is Here!!!

Wow... we thought this day would never come!!! Thanks to my A-TEAM: David Young, Ricki Martin, Catherine Madera, and so many others!  Please enjoy this sneak peek at chapter one!!! You can order The Listening Heart from the HEAL website, CreateSpace, Amazon.com, and Amazon Europe (Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, and…

My 180 Year

I call 1988 the year of my 180. I was 30 years old and my goals at the time were simple: build my skills and reputation as a horse trainer and riding instructor. I was willing to work hard to succeed in an equestrian career. I loved horses and they…

The Six Key Progression

The following excerpt is a compilation of vignettes included in each chapter of The Listening Heart used to illustrated the progression through HEAL's Six Keys to Relationship. For this client, as with other case illustrations in this manual, I have changed the name and the session details to protect the…