Soul Friends, Inc is a nonprofit established in 2003 with a mission to provide innovative clinical and educational programs that promote the healing benefits of the human-animal bond and nature therapy for at-risk children.  In the last five years, Soul Friends has served over 5,500 children across the state.  Services include the integration of nature and an animal friend in individual and group psychotherapy for children impacted by grief, trauma, loss and/or social-emotional challenges.  



                     Interactive individual psychotherapy

Child and adolescent psychotherapy done independently or in collaboration with traditional therapy

    Heeling Hearts Program

An 8 session group therapy program for at-risk children

Shown to improve empathy, hopefulness and peer relationships

Come, Follow Me!

A program of social skills development and dog training for special needs children; Shown to improve eye contact and attention

Horses Inspire!

Equine assisted psychotherapy for children

We Love Animals!

An educational program shown to improve humane responses

Crisis Response Therapy Dogs

To provide comfort to children in acute need



Kate Nicoll, LCSW

Executive Director

Soul Friends, Inc

300 Church St, Suite 105

Wallingford, CT  06492