PBJ Connections provides professional behavioral health therapy to children, adults and families through horses, counseling and nature. Some of our clients are displaying behavior problems and some have a mental health diagnosis. Many are having situational difficulties and are looking for a little extra help with problem solving. We welcome your inquiries and will work with you to find the right program for you.
The A PONY Program: This program provides school-based psycho-educational groups to at-risk and high-risk students. We provide a tailored program based on the needs of the individual classrooms. This program is funded through direct contract with local school systems.
The CONNECT Program: Provides Equine-assisted Psychotherapy to Youth, Families and Adults – We offer therapy sessions using horses for youth ages 6-18 and their families. Adult sessions are available to those adults dealing with parenting issues, mental health diagnosis or situational difficulties. Sessions cost $205 and scholarships are available to youth whose families can’t afford to pay. We also accept a variety of funding sources including – PASSS, many private insurance companies, Caresource and Molina.
Family Coaching: This program offers the opportunity for families to invest in their future. During this six-week course families work through a learning plan to help them communicate better, create emotional safety between family members, cope more effectively with stress, understand each other better, manage feelings and behaviors, and problem solve together. Sessions last two hours each for a total of 12 hours of individualized equine-assisted activities. Cost is $1800. Flexible scheduling is available.
PBJ@Work – PBJ Connections offers a rich set of corporate leadership and teamwork options that are suitable for work and social teams of all sizes.
Groups Programs: A variety of groups are offered through our services partners like to address issues like substance abuse recovery, cancer diagnosis, grief, and many more struggle. These groups are flexible based on the organization and the needs of the participants. We partner with many organizations to offer Expressive Arts groups, Equine assisted learning groups or other mental health programming. We can also collaborate on a grant to financially support a group with your organization.
Equine Assisted Therapy Program Consultation – Thinking of starting your own therapy program? We frequently get phone calls from people wanting to start their own program. PBJ Connections offers one-on-one phone consultations on both the business and the program challenges. Two hour and half-day workshops designed to assist you in starting your business are also available. Please call for pricing and availability.