Unbridled Changes
 at Montgomery Hollow

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Unbridled Changes is committed to providing a unique approach to outpatient mental health services through our team of caring clinicians, teachers and qualified mentors.

The journey of healing is an amazing endeavor to undertake. The staff and animal companions at Unbridled Changes are dedicated partners to help guide you in your exploration to a healthier lifestyle. 

Dawn McCasland and Roseann Shirley work as a team to facilitate the EAGALA equine therapy sessions.

Mission and Vision Statement

Mission Statement

To maximize quality of life potential in individuals who may be experiencing loss, suffering, grief, or emotional fatigue through EAGALA-Based Equine Assisted Psychotherapy; thus, promoting the healing of mind, body, and spirit.

Vision Statement

We assist individuals of Middle Tennessee in maximizing quality of life potential through the application of gentle, safe, fun, and cutting edge EAGALA Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. The staff and animal companions of Unbridled Changes will be honored to be part of your healing process and begin life anew.

Our Services

Counseling Services

Individual and Family Counseling is available for adults and children who are dealing with emotional or behavioral difficulties. We are here to help you further empower your development of a strong "sense of self" and "sense of purpose".

The EAGALA model used by Unbridled Changes is based on four tenets:

  • Ground-based activities (non-mounted)
  • Team-facilitated approach
  • Solution-focused
  • Code of Ethics
Children and Adults
EAGALA Equine Assisted Therapy
This is an effective therapeutic modality that can have a life-changing impact in the lives of those who are hurting. We currently address the following:
  • Behavioral, Relational and Communication Issues
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger's Syndrome
Hi, I just want to share a story :
My 5 year old son was recently diagnosed with Asperger ASD and I had the great pleasure of being recommended and referred to this place and the Equine therapist are absolutely amazing with my son I could not have found a better place for him to learn ,to grow and expand his social skills..he is making breakthroughs each time we come he looks forward to his weekly visits,talks about the horses and Ms Dawn all week. It's truly been an absolute heart warming experience thus far and we are just beginning this journey. I'm starting to see him more vibrant, more happy and he wants to be more social now Montgomery Hollow, I cannot thank you enough!! This place is truly a blessing for my son.
- Anonymous
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Team Building and Corporate Development
The ground activities help the client(s) to:
  • learn specific skills
  • encourage teamwork
  • identify problems within a workforce team
  • achieve educational goals

Examples of skills may include: 
  • Leadership skills and anti-bullying for school-aged children
  • Resiliency training for the military
  • Team-building for corporations or small businesses
  • Improve company sales through communication
Please click the link below to access our intake form.  You may bring this form back with you at your initial visit or consultation.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to send us a message below.

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