The Equine Assisted Growth And Learning Association (EAGALA), founded in 1999, is an international nonprofit association for professionals incorporating horses to address mental health and personal development needs. EAGALA Model Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) incorporates horses experientially for mental and behavioral health therapy and personal development. It is a collaborative effort between a licensed therapist
StarrLee is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida who began her career in mental health in 1985 with the University of Arizona & U.S. Navy NADSAP program. In that program, she provided substance abuse prevention and intervention services. Since that time her practice has included addictions and a full range of services in private practice, traditional as well as Equine Assisted model programming. StarrLee Heady is also a certified riding instructor with the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) in both English and Western riding. She is a certified Instructor/Trainer with Richie Wingfield Horsemanship LLC. Her combination of horse experience, mental health & addictions training, and life experience, provide unique opportunities for facilitating personal growth and healing using equine assisted and interactive programs. She is a worldwide contract Trainer and Mentor for the EAGALA organization in addition to her work at PX Equine Enterprises Inc.StarrLee Heady, LMHC has written 1 article so far, you can find it below.