Our clinical staff consists of licensed social workers and licensed counselors. Clinicians work closely with our highly trained equine specialists to provide clinically proven mental health and behavioral health therapy. PBJ Connections adheres to the EAGALA model of therapy, which pairs a mental health clinician, and equine specialist and horses to facilitate change in clients with a wide variety of issues. We follow strict policies to ensure the efficacy of our treatment and the safety of our clients. Many of our clinicians are also trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).
All employees, contractors, and volunteers who work with our clients are trained in the skills necessary to do their jobs. We follow strict policies to ensure the efficacy of our treatment and the safety of our clients. Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI&I) background checks are required for anyone working with clients.
Our Equine Specialists have over 3000 hours of hands-on horse experience and are trained in the field of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy. All have undergone a BCI&I background check, are trained in American Red Cross First Aid, and are dedicated to improving mental health in our community.
PBJ Connections is an LBGTQ affirming organization.