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About Us

At Equine Reflections, our mission is to bring horses and humans into a cooperative relationship where intuitive exchanges inspire self-awareness, healing, and growth. We leverage the power of horses to help individuals, families, communities, and organizations thrive.

Horses are social animals who are naturally perceptive to emotional states and are able to give immediate feedback. Through this meaningful and experiential relationship, clients are able to make lasting changes. Our work is client-centered, solution-focused, and evidence-driven.

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Our Story

Meet The Team

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Bonny Barry

Founder & Director, ARCH, O.K. Corral, and EAL Academy Certified - Also certified in adult and youth mental health first aid.  Previous equine specialist with EAGALA. 

 

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Kristi Gassen, M.E.d, NCC, LPC

O.K. CORRAL Certified

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Michelle Boze, PsyD

Mental Health Director

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Ray Lieber

Operations Manager and Chief Caretaker

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Barbara Castelli

 EAL Academy Certified 

Heidi Bowlsbey
President of Advisory Board
OK Corral Certified, Previous
 EAGALA certified Equine Specialist

Julie Ellsworth, LCSW-BACS

Julie is a licensed clinical social worker and board-approved clinical supervisor, with over two decades of experience in the social work field.  She is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing( EMDR) and is actively training to become an EMDR Consultant.  Julie has a private practice in Denham Springs, LA and specializes in trauma, equine psychotherapy and intuitive counseling.  In 2018 Julie was trained with Natural Lifemanship, a trauma informed equine assisted psychotherapy approach.  Julie brings a holistic approach to her practice, combining traditional therapeutic methods with intuitive connection between individuals and horses.
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Our Volunteers

Equine Reflections would not be what it is without our amazing volunteers -
they truly bring the magic to life.

We are always looking for others to join our amazing team! Please let us know how you would be interested in helping.

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