therapy

Community farm rebuilds after fire in 2017

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Two years ago a barn went up in flames at a community farm which caused them to shut down a program that helps kids and adults with disabilities. The program, Healing Hearts and Hooves, HHH, works with students who …

Therapy dogs provide comfort to in court

Fresno, Calif. (KSEE) — California’s Fresno County District Attorney is calling on therapy dogs to help children and other victims of crimes feel comfortable while taking the witness stand. District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp says she expects the dogs to be busy. “A …

Tiny horse takes on a big job in Idaho

Boise, Idaho (KTVB) — Saint Alphonsus Hospital in Boise, Idaho had an unlikely four-legged visitor recently. Standing at 32 and 1/2 inches tall and weighing only 150 pounds, Domi – a therapy mini horse, has a big job. “We come to the …

Horse therapy helping people with special needs

Eagle Point, Ore. — One Rogue Valley organization is using a unique form of therapy to help people with special needs. The Hope Equestrian Center uses the power of horses to help strengthen the minds and bodies by providing therapeutic horseback riding …

Dallas tragedy hits home

Medford, Ore., — In wake of Thursday’s sniper attack on law enforcement in Dallas, many officers and first responders suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. And Medford Police say the attack in Dallas is an attack on all law enforcement, that has an emotional …

Art for life’s sake

Medford, Ore., — Cancer can be a deadly disease that affects thousands of men and women across the country every day. But thanks to an art therapy program at Providence Medford Medical Center, it makes the journey just a little bit easier. …