Kathy Wilkes, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy with 14 years experience using horses in therapy. Clinical experience includes treatment for abuse and sexual trauma, traumatic loss, bereavement, and child/adolescent psychiatric, behavioral and family problems.
Tracy Weiss, Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Tracy Weiss is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor serving adults, teens and couples. She specializes in depression, anxiety, personal development, relationship issues, EMDR, and trauma treatment. Out of the office, Tracy is a wife, mini-dachshund momma, long distance runner, and — of course — she’s a little bit horse-obsessed.
Dr. Amber Fasula, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Fasula is the Clinical Director at Neurogenesis Center of Florida and is Board Certified in EEG Biofeedback. In 2008, she was certified through EAGALA as a mental health specialist for Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP). Specializing in neurofeedback, biofeedback, psychotherapy and EAP, Dr. Fasula applies proven therapeutic techniques to clients of all ages and backgrounds. Her work was recognized by both Psychology Today and The Dr. Phil Show.
Lindsay Brim, Equine Specialist
Lindsay Brim has had horses for 23 years. She knows first hand the benefits that come naturally when working with them. Lindsay has always loved working with horses in and out of the show arena. She has completed three certification courses for Equine Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy and is a co-founder of Crossroads Corral. Lindsay was involved in the 4-H program growing up and she is a leader in Seminole County 4-H today. She is a proud wife and also enjoys traveling when she can step away from the barn.
Julie Hester, Equine Specialist
Julie Hester has had horses for 23 years and was heavily involved in the 4-H program as a participant and now as a Seminole County 4-H Leader. Julie has trained and shown horses but her heart has always been with teaching her students true horsemanship and watching them grow. She has completed three certification courses for Equine Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy and is a co-founder of Crossroads Corral. Julie is a proud wife and also owns miniature horses that she breeds for therapeutic purposes.
Alison Van Gundy, Equine Specialist
Alison Van Gundy has over 10 years of horse experience. She was involved in Seminole County 4-H and knows first hand how much horses can change your life. Ali is a Sophomore at Stetson University in the Bonner program. She received her certification for Equine Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy in February of 2016. Ali is a proud daughter and sister and travels often to Michigan where her family lives.
Jeri Russell, Equine Specialist
Jeri Russell grew up around horses and is a native Montanan, but has found new roots here with Crossroads Corral. She came to us as a volunteer, looking for a way of helping that touched her heart. Crossroads has given Jeri the opportunity to combine her love of horses with her love of helping people. She has her Masters Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in higher education. She was in higher education for 19 years helping students and parents discover their dreams. Earlier this year, she received her certificate for Equine Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy, she is excited to put all her skills to use. Here at Crossroads Corral she has embraced the opportunity to help people discover themselves by spending time with our amazing horses and team!
Dawn Foster, Equine Specialist
Dawn completely understands the therapeutic benefits of horses as she has experienced this herself as a teen and horses helped her greatly to get through a difficult time. Dawn also spent many years volunteering with a therapeutic riding facility and gained much experience working with children and adults.She is passionate about serving others and has seen how equine-related activities grows self-confidence, self-esteem and creates an unspoken bond between horse and human. Eager to continue with her lifelong passion, Dawn received her certificate in Equine Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy and joined the Crossroads Corral team where she remains eager and excited to be a part of their growth and development. Dawn is a proud wife and business woman who also recently purchased a 3 year old horse and is proud to be a horse mama again.