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Committed to the communities that we serve, Vista del Mar Hospital believes in community outreach through providing educational events and participation in community health fairs, professional association, and sponsoring trainings for mental health providers.

E.g., 10/08/2015
E.g., 10/08/2015

An Integrative Approach to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 11:00


For the first time, Vista del Mar Hospital’s Lunch and Learn will change locations to the natural setting of Ojai, California.   We are calling it “The Lunch and Learn Experiential”.  Please join Pilar Sumalpong, Ph.D., Director of Vista del Mar’s Military Support Program and Julie Sardonia, LMFT, Founder of Reins of H.O.P.E. for a discussion and demonstration of “An Integrative Approach to PTSD”.   Attendees will observe and experience Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) demonstrated by Julie Sardonia and the Reins of H.O.P.E. team.  Together Dr. Sumalpong and Julie will share how Vista del Mar Hospital and Reins of H.O.P.E. work collaboratively in the treatment of PTSD.

An Integrative Approach to PTSD
Reins of H.O.P.E. and Vista del Mar Hospital
Julie Sardonia, LMFT and Pilar Sumalpong, Ph.D.
DATE: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
400 Gorham Rd, Ojai, CA 93023
11:00 a.m. Registration (please arrive on time)
11:30 a.m. Lunch and Network
12:00 - 1:00 Presentation and Demonstration

Through discussion and demonstration of an Equine Assisted Psychotherapy session, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss the Evidence Based Treatments used for the treatment of Active Duty Military and Veterans.
  • Summarize the processes of EAP and inpatient treatment for PTSD.
  • Identify when appropriate to refer a client to an adjunctive therapy and/or inpatient program.
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For additional information contact:

Vista del Mar Hospital
Jetta S. Zellner, LMFT
Director of Business Development
805.653.6434 x243
801 Seneca Street
Ventura, CA 93001