Discover U Podcast: What Horses Can Teach Us About Finding Balance with Kate Neligan
D Kalmenson interviews Kate Neligan to learn about the fascinating field of equine coaching and equine therapy. How can working with horses bring us back into harmonious relationship with ourselves and others, mirroring patterns of behavior and being that come from wounded places in our psyches. Kat Neligan is an equine-partnered life and business coach, healer, and animal communicator whose life’s work is devoted to the human-animal bond. Kate pairs her intuitive gifts with those of horses (and goats too!) to help people gain greater clarity, confidence, and connection with their life purpose. She has a Master’s in Spiritual Psychology and is the creator of Awakening with Equines, a first-of-its kind certification program for equine-partnered facilitators. Kate has also been a five times best-selling author, TEDx speaker, corporate marketing VP, and Huffington Post writer. In private equine coaching sessions and workshops around the country, Kate facilitates powerful transformation by helping high-performing women to navigate life transitions with more ease, presence, and flow. She also supports companies in developing mindful cultures and communication skills through team building and leadership retreats. Host Kalmenson is the CEO/Founder of Renewal Health Group, a family of addiction treatment centers, and Montare Behavioral Health, a comprehensive brand of mental health treatment facilities in Southern California. Kalmenson is a Yale Chabad Scholar, a skilled facilitator, teacher, counselor, and speaker, who has provided chaplain services to prisons, local groups and remote villages throughout the world. His diverse experience as a rabbi, chaplain, and CEO has inspired his passion and deep understanding of the necessity for effective mental health treatment and long-term sobriety.