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Debbie Anderson has been on the cutting edge of the equine-assisted learning (EAL) and therapy industry for over 35 years. Debbie has specialized in creating EAL programs in partnership with schools, corporations and many mental health associations. Debbie is also responsible for cofounding Strides to Success, the first center in the United States to become accredited according to PATH Intl. mental health standards.
Debbie has authored many EAL curricula and resources that are considered industry staples as well as served as co-chair on the PATH Intl. EAL committee that created the criteria and guidelines for EAL. In addition to being involved on a program level, Debbie has dedicated her energy to PATH Intl. for the last 25 years, serving on many committees as well as serving on the PATH Intl. Board of Trustees. She also serves as a lead site-visitor.
Debbie is a well-known conference presenter, motivator, mentor and facilitator within the EAS industry. Debbie was PATH Intl. certified in 1996 as a therapeutic riding instructor and is also certified as an equine specialist in mental health and learning.
Additional certifications include Certified Equine Interaction Professional in Education, Equine Experiential Education Association (E3A) certified corporate trainer, Master HorseWork trainer and is also EAGALA trained.
Today, Debbie serves as the founder/executive director at Strides to Success with a mission of spreading knowledge and assisting centers worldwide by promoting best practices within the EAS industry.
Website: Strides to Success