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Judy Liu

Judy Liu

Judy came to Soul Friends in 2021 as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Judy has been working in the field of animal assisted therapy since 2017. She is a certified Eagala practitioner providing Equine work and a registered therapy animal evaluator for Pet Partners. During the summer she is the Humane Education coordinator for an…

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Nicole Mason

Nicole Mason

Nicole is our Equine Specialist and Licensed Master’s Level Social Worker for the Meriden Location. Nicole is a Certified Equine Interaction Professional – Mental Health (CEIP-MH), and has been Level 2 trained in Natural Lifemanship’s model of Trauma-Focused Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP). Outside of Soul Friends you can find her researching the outcomes and ethics of EAP…

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In-the-news

In-the-news

Soul Friends in the news! Like many mental health practitioners, Smith College School for Social work alumnae Annie Sexauer, Judith Saeks Gable and Kate Nicoll have two offices. Unlike most of their colleagues, while one of these offices is conventional, the other includes such features as barns, hay, pastures, horses, dogs and guinea pigs. “It’s…

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