Lisa Harman, BA, EAGALA

Lisa GoebelLisa Harman is certified as a Therapeutic Riding Instructor at the Registered Level and an Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning through the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH, Intl). She is also certified as an Equine Specialist through the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA), and is trained in Natural Lifemanship. She enjoys teaching ground and mounted sessions, and specializes in working with people dealing with trauma and anxiety, PTSD, and addiction issues. Lisa has developed equine programs and curriculum to specifically address these conditions.

Lisa holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Washington in Sociology (BA) and Law, Societies, and Justice (BS). She was enrolled in graduate courses and an active member of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and Sigma Kappa Sorority. She has completed post-baccalaureate study in Equine Assisted Counseling at Prescott College and Abnormal Psychology at Portland Community College.

She is an experienced hunter / jumper rider who loves to ride and show horses in her free time. She has also ridden on a western drill team, and is skilled in the natural horsemanship style of training.