Abusing Ourselves

Recently, I crafted a metaphor that helped me understand how maltreatment cycles through us as we go about the business of living. It is my hope that this way of looking at the legacy of abuse and trauma is helpful to others as it has been for me. When we experience abuse, or trauma of any kind, we begin to … Read More

Letter From Our Founder

In 2008, I formulated a mission: to bring together abused and neglected animals with abusedand neglected people. Through my own experience with rescued animals, I realized theirtherapeutic impact on our mental health. In 2009, Ranch Hands Rescue became a 501(c)(3) public charity. Today, our fully licensedprofessional counselors specialize in trauma-focused therapy, Equine and Animal AssistedCounseling (EAAC), and other therapeutic modalities … Read More