Elaine Russell – EFL – VIC

Elaine developed an affinity with all animals, especially horses from a young age and enjoyed the usual riding school and pony trekking activities as a child. There was a break from this development due to the pressures of further education and university but when she returned to riding in her twenties and her knowledge grew (more…)

Jane Hemingway-Mohr – EAL – NSW

Jane realised a lifelong dream of working with horses when she moved to her property in Terrey Hills on Sydney’s Northern Beaches in 2011. Her passion for horses that had until then been a serious hobby became a full time job. Jane set up Willow Wood Stables as a performance horse agistment, training and coaching (more…)

Deborah Walker

Deborah Walker – President – EAP – Psychologist – QLD

Trained in the UK, Ms Walker migrated to Australia in 1993 and is a fully registered Generalist Psychologist with over 19 years experience, working in clinical and health and organisational psychology. Ms Walker along with her husband Noel is a director of Trinity Psychologists Pty Ltd, which was formed in 1999 and has provided psychological (more…)

Meg Kirby – EAP – Clinical Social Worker – VIC

Meggin Kirby (BA (Psychology/Sociology), MASW, Dip Gestalt Therapy) Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist, Equine Assisted Trainer/ Supervisor, Equine Assisted Psychotherapist, Leadership Coach & Author Founder of The Equine Psychotherapy Model (EPI Model) and The Equine Psychotherapy Institute in Australia Meg is a Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist with over 20 years of clinical, psychotherapeutic, organisational, educational, (more…)

Jennifer Toms – EAP EAL – Equine Specialist – NSW

BSc(Psych) and BEquine St, ‘Equine Specialist’ EAP/EAL Program Mentor and Supervisor with Equine Time, NSW. Jen started her career in the Equine Industry in a variety of roles supporting and working directly with horses. She has had many horses of her own and competed in western riding disciplines, while having a true love of “ground (more…)

Tama Green – EAL/ES – EAL – Youth Worker – VIC

Tama is an Equine Consultant for Lead The Way, Equine Specialist Founding Member AAIAA, and has trained and assessed therapy horses for The Equine Psychotherapy Institute, Lead The Way and Harnessing Wellness. Tama has presented ‘The Gentle Art of Working with Horses” at – The Way of the Horse Conference. She is dual trained in (more…)

Bianca Stawiarski

Bianca Stawiarski – EAP – Counsellor – SA

Bianca Stawiarski, from Warida Wholistic Wellness (Empowerment 4 Riders), is passionate about empowering women to explore, embrace and reconnect with their inner fire. She brings an earthy Indigenous connectedness to everything she does, while assisting women to build personal social and emotional resilience with a trauma-informed lens; in sensitive I-Thou partnership with horses. Whether this (more…)

Kylie Peters – EFP/EFL – Psychologist – VIC

Kylie Peters (BSc, p grad dip psych, grad dip horse bus man, AIA graduate with merit, Advanced Eponaquest instructor, Assoc. MAPS) is a psychologist. Kylie works with young people, families and adults; addressing a range of issues specializing in family therapy, eating disorders, trauma and equine therapy. Kylie also offers training and supervision. Kylie has (more…)

Michelle Roockley – EAL – Nutritionist – TAS

Michelle is deeply passionate about the well-being of people, animals and the phenomenal realm of nature in our world. As an Equine Assisted Learning and Wellness Practitioner for the past 8 years, her foundational approach is learning, growth and healing through holism, mindfulness, awareness and nature-based therapy principals. “Every day, my quest is to choose (more…)

Jeannie Young – EAL – Teacher – NZ

EPI Model EAL Practitioner, BTchLn; MEd Jeannie is based in Taupo, New Zealand. She is an Equine Psychotherapy Institute (EPI) trained EAL practitioner, as well as a registered teacher with a Master in Education and over a decade’s teaching experience across all levels. Jeannie has extensive experience working with children and adults with a variety (more…)