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We believe what we can predict, we can prevent. Providing low cost services for first responder emotional health in a nature based setting.  Get to the end of your career healthy, happy and alive. 
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What we do: 

Hold The Line Services exist to prepare, prevent, and save lives for First Responder and Military Member mental health and emotional well-being. Evidence based and experiential approaches to mitigate cumulative, relationship and traumatic stress. We utilize the power of the outdoors, horses and more for change. Located in southern Ohio, accessible to the Cincinnati region and northern Kentucky. All of our services are offered at a low cost to eliminate barriers to health and happiness. We appreciate any donation given. 

Hold The Line Services

Active Decompression

The critical steps we take in the days, weeks and months following after a bad call that sticks with us, can be life saving. Come out to our place and decompress, process and resolve individually or with your squad. Customized sessions EMDR, equine assisted interventions, and outdoor based approaches such as hiking and more.

 For immediate contact, please contact 513-278-3074

Hold The Line Services


Coming Summer 2022

Neurofeedback is direct training of brain function, by which the brain learns to function more efficiently. We observe the brain in action from moment to moment. We show that information back to the person. And we reward the brain for changing its own activity to more appropriate patterns. This is a gradual learning process. It applies to any aspect of brain function that we can measure. Neurofeedback is also called EEG Biofeedback, because it is based on electrical brain activity, the electroencephalogram, or EEG. Neurofeedback is training in self-regulation. It is simply biofeedback applied to the brain directly. Self-regulation is a necessary part of good brain function. Self-regulation training allows the system (the central nervous system) to function better.

Neurofeedback addresses problems of brain dysregulation. These happen to be numerous. They include the anxiety-depression spectrum, attention deficits, behavior disorders, various sleep disorders, headaches and migraines, PMS and emotional disturbances. It is also useful for organic brain conditions such as seizures, the autism spectrum, and cerebral palsy. 

Offered at a low rate for first responders. 

Hold The Line Services

Half/Whole Day Retreats

Sound Familiar to you?

Have a parade of faces that run through your mind at night?

Feel shut down?

Not present with friends or family?

It doesn't have to be this way.


EMDR helps desensitize the emotional charge of the memory and reprocess how it's stored in the mind and body, ultimately from self-defeating to self-affirming. EMDR is one of the most effective treatments for returning us to baseline after the vault gets full. It can help with distress after a bad run, the end of a relationship, anxiety, panic, and chronic pain. My job is to have your back, so you can get back to yourself.


Typical weekly therapy sessions take months to years to have the same results we offer with EMDR Outdoor based retreats. 

A single retreat day (or half day) is equal to (4-8) 45-50 min sessions. In other words, 1 retreat day is equivalent to 1- 2 months of weekly therapy, but the effects are substantially more powerful because of the continuity of the work. 

Your one-on-one day with a therapist means there is no wasted time saying hello, catching up or shutting down a session, you have their full attention. The retreats are outdoor and equine based, not in an office setting.


Equine Assisted EMDR. Like you, horses get what it's like to have to be on guard, aware of changes in their surroundings. They teach us how we are showing up. In EA-EMDR horses have your six while you're doing the work of healing. No riding necessary.


Options are available for half day (4 hour) or whole day (8 hour) retreats, at a low cost for first responders. Most insurances cover the first hour and we offer the remainder of the retreat at a low cost through our non-profit. Financial aid is also available through our non-profit and other partnerships. 


Each retreat is customized, and can be booked under "book now," above. Locations in Clermont and Brown Counties in Ohio and Dry Ridge in Kentucky. 

Half Day= $200

Whole Day= $400 

2-3 Day retreats available by request


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