Mental Health Issues
Teens & Adults
Wendy Gearhart, CAP, Eagala, PATH Int'l ESMHL
Wendy Gearhart is currently a mental health counseling student intern serving children, adolescents, adults and families. Meeting each client where they are in their process, Wendy believes each individual is the genius of their life and takes pride in empowering her clients through experiential therapeutic modalities.
Serving clients in the substance abuse/co-occurring field for nearly a decade, Wendy was introduced to the field of equine assisted psychotherapy and learning. Realizing the power of the herd and how the horses affected those she served, Wendy became a certified equine assisted facilitator and equine specialist, later enrolling in a master’s program at University of the Cumberlands.
Wendy is a Florida Board Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) and is internationally certified with the IC&RC, dually certified with Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA), certified as an Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning (ESMHL) with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH). Wendy co-created a five week equine assisted substance abuse program and facilitators guide, and co-facilitates several equine assisted substance abuse groups in Delray, FL.
Wendy is completing a dual internship at Berger Counseling Services and Tomorrow’s Rainbow. There, she has been supporting teens dealing with the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting and working with individuals to find their purpose, passion and healthy future self.