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Yourself, Life, Feelings and Your Health.

Alleviate Depression,  Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress and Trauma.

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Alleviate Depression, Anxiety,
Post-Traumatic Stress and Trauma

ADAPT is an evidence based human focussed therapy organisation created by Marianne Shand, an equine facilitated psychological trauma therapist and accredited member of the National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP) with over 30 years’ experience in mental health in the NHS, working with children, adolescents and families.


With people facing ever increasing pressure and unforeseen circumstances in their lives, mental health is becoming a more and more important issue in today’s world.

ADAPT is fully compliant.

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Marianne Shand
Therapist & Owner

Marianne’s mission is to alleviate the overwhelming effects of traumatic life events, helping you find stability and joy in your life. Featuring a fully qualified staff in trauma therapy, and horses who assist in therapy, ADAPT is an accessible and open option with the goal of helping you to reach your full potential. ADAPT has a 100% success rate in programme completion satisfaction and assisting clients gain confidence, focus and get their life back.

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Marianne has owned horses for over 40 years and utilises

her experience,

skills and knowledge

in her therapy programmes. 

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Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
In this programme, I will assess you to understand the difficulties you are having, how they are affecting your thinking and how you have been affected by your experiences. Following on from the assessment, I will provide techniques to manage your overwhelming emotional state and your belief of your future.

Traumatology and PTSD
In this programme, I will help you understand and process your traumatic experience, and how it impacts on your life. This helps you to gain control, overcome limited beliefs and changes focus from the past event to the life in the present.

Mindfulness and Emotional Freedom
In this programme, I treat a large range of disorders such as anxiety and depression.

I use techniques such as breathing and changing your mindset, with the desired effect of creating emotional stability and freedom.




Equine Facilitated Human Development and Learning

In this programme, I use my horses to give feedback to help emotionally regulate the processing of trauma.

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Our clients leaving us with a greater outlook on life is the greatest and most important goal for us, and why we do what we do. Here are some of our clients sharing their stories:


I can't say how good Marianne is, I have never been so confident and happy as I am now.

Marianne, you helped me find me! You helped me find the positive in every situation.

Marianne taught me how to identify the causes of my anxieties and stress as well as how to manage them or remove them from my life. 



Get in touch.

If you want to find out more about our programmes and advice on how you can help your current situation, please get in contact using the contact form below.

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