Connie Baldwin, MS, LMHC

Healing Hoof Steps, Clinical Director

​Connie@HealingHoofSteps.org

2017-Present Healing Hoof Steps Clinical Director​​

2010-Present EAGALA Military Designated Mental

Health Provider

Equine Experience

  • Over 40 years of combined equine experience consisting of riding,  training, owning, managing equine resort facilities 
  • ​Schooled in Western Pleasure and Barrels

Current: Doctor of Psychology: Organizational Leadership, University of the Rockies

2005 Master of Science: Counseling and Psychology, Troy University

1998 Bachelorette of Science: Veterinarian Technology, Fort Valley State University

Professional Licenses

  • Licensed Mental health Counselor: #MH15223, Florida Department of Health
  • Licensed Professional Counselor: #63853, Texas State Board of Examiners
  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor:  #10460723-6004, Utah Div. of Occupational and Professional Licensing

2011-2017  Lone Survivor Foundation, Houston TX

  • Sr. Team Leader, Military Therapeutic Retreats




Melissa Winn, RLMHCI

​Melissa@HealingHoofSteps.org

State of Florida Registered Mental Health Intern

EAGALA Military Designated Provider

Troy University 2019 Graduate

  • 2018-2019 Internship at HHS
  • 2020-Present RLMHCI

2021 Board of Directors

Contact our Board of Directors at anytime at office@HealingHoofSteps.org


Shannon Brannon, Prentice Thomas & Associates

Board President


​James Vechery, Lt Gen USAF Retired

Board Vice President

Terry Davis, Non Profit Industry Executive Ret.

Treasurer


​Susan Hammond, SMSgt USAF Retired

Board Secretary


Candie Arrowsmith

Fundraising Chair


Travis Peterson, MSgT USAF Retired

Veterans Services Chair


Seth Ham, Panhandle Power Solutions

Board Project Coordinator

Dr. Nina J. Gawlik

​Licensed Psychologist

DrNina@HealingHoofSteps.org

Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology

Miami Institute of Psychology 1999 Graduate

EAGALA Certified Mental Health Provider

  • 1996 Master of Science in Psychology
  • 1994-Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    • ​University of Central Florida

Meet Our Team

Located in Crestview, Florida

Loree Odom

PATH Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

  • 12 yrs therapeutic riding program experience

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Shaunda Bradley

office@healinghoofsteps.org

Office Administrator

A 501(c)3 Organization

Healing Hoof Steps Equine Assisted Therapy and Therapeutic Riding 

Jennie Bucci

accounting@healinghoofsteps.org

Bookkeeper

Bianca Alfonso Garcia

BA Adaptive Physical Education

  • Children/Adults with special needs

PATH Therapeutic Riding Instructor 

EAGALA Certified Equine Specialist

  • 2yrs of riding instructing
  • ​English & Western Disciplines

Amara Ham, RLMHCI

Amara@HealingHoofSteps.org

Healing Hoof Steps, Therapeutic Riding Director

 2019- Present PATH Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

2021-Present  State of Florida Registered Mental Health Intern

2019- Present EAGALA Military Designed Equine Specialist

​Equine Experience

  • Over 25 years of combined equine experience consisting of riding,  instructing,  owning, rescuing and rehabilitating horses
  • Over 12 years of providing professional riding instruction in English and Western disciplines



Narissa Jenkins

Healing Hoof Steps, CEO/Founder

Narissa@HealingHoofSteps.org

 2014- Present Healing Hoof Steps CEO/Founder

2014- Present EAGALA Certified Equine Specialist

2018-Present EAGALA Military Services Professional

​Equine Experience

  • Over 25 years of combined equine experience consisting of riding, lessons,  leasing, owning, rescuing and rehabilitating horses in the Florida panhandle and in Central Florida.  
  • Avid follower of the Downunder Horsemanship Training method by Clinton Anderson
  • Schooled in English Hunter/Jumper and Western Styles
  • Currently owns a herd of 6 horses