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
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
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Kate Nicoll, LCSW
Soul Friends, Inc
300 Church St, Suite 105
Wallingford, CT 06492