All Kinds of News for January 09, 2019
Greenbrier Academy is an all girls therapeutic boarding school and licensed non-acute residential treatment center serving young women ages 14-18 in Pence Springs, WV. The Greenbrier team is proud to welcome Carol A. Lewis, MA, LPC, LSW to our clinical team. Carol not only comes to Greenbrier as a therapist, but will also serve as clinical oversight to our equine therapy program.
For 12 years, Carol worked with individuals with developmental disabilities as a social worker, developing and directing a therapeutic riding program as a certified PATH Instructor. Carol writes “My passion is in being able to combine my avocation and my love of horses with my vocation of being of service to others. I believe that the very principles that guide true horsemanship skills are also the premise of virtuous life skills. When someone has experienced trauma of adversity in their past relationships with others, it may be easier for them to develop a relationship with a horse; who relates to them in the present moment. Experiential activities with horses help the individual to move beyond the limiting belief system that they may have about themselves and their place in the world. Equine therapy naturally supports the relationality model that is embraced by Greenbrier Academy.”
Carol comes to Greenbrier with a BA in Sociology from the University of New Hampshire, and a Masters in Counseling from Marshall University Graduate College in WV. With her professional and educational background, Greenbrier is thrilled to have Carol as an integral part of their equine therapy program and clinical team.
About Greenbrier Academy
Greenbrier Academy (GBA) is an all-girls' therapeutic boarding school. The mission at Greenbrier Academy is to mentor and empower adolescent girls and their families to create quality, healing intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships through inspired critical thinking, advanced therapeutics, college prep academics and stimulating adventures.