Britt Palmer

Britt Palmer is the owner and a primary therapist and equine professional at Connections. Britt created this program in order to be able to combine what she sees as the most effective forms of psychotherapy – experiential therapy such as equine therapy and art therapy, combined with family systems theories and trauma informed models including EMDR and Natural Lifemanship. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She has been practicing therapy since 2003, beginning in California and moving to Tennessee in 2007.
Britt specializes in treating trauma, attachment and eating disorders. She works with individuals, couples, families and groups. Britt is certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing),is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist, and is dually certified in two equine therapy models as both a mental health professional and equine professional. She integrates yoga and intuitive movement into her practice as well. In addition to therapy at the farm, Britt is able to share equine therapy at Lakeside Behavioral Health every week with three different patient units. Her experience with horses began at age 6,taking lessons lifelong until joining the Oregon State University Hunter/Jumper team where she completed her Bachelor’s degree. Fast forwarding to present day, Britt owns 8 horses and a mini donkey and keeps them at the 50 acre farm and equine refuge called Our Happy Place.

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