Amy Blossom Bio Amy Blossom, MA, LPC, NCC, Eagala Advanced Certified, Eagala Trainer has been certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (Eagala), since 1999.  Her lifetime of horse ownership, training, and barn management experience, combined with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, corporate development and human resources experience, as well as her extensive volunteer roles through her lifetime, have given her the necessary tools to be recognized as an effective and respected leader in the fields of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning. 

Blossom is the founder and Executive Director at Reins of Change, Center for Equine Assisted Growth and Learning, located in the western suburbs of Chicago. Reins of Change is a private stable and mental health center dedicated to providing Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Personal Growth, Corporate/Organizational Development, Eagala Military Services (Eagala Military Services Program Designation) and other educational opportunities for clients of all ages.  Established over 20 years ago, Reins of Change is globally recognized as a leading provider of Eagala services. 

Amy founded and supported the Eagala Illinois Networking Group from 2003 until 2020.  She served as Vice Chairman on Eagala Board of Directors from 2004-2006 and then as Chairman from 2006-2010.  Amy became an Eagala trainer in 2011, and has taught, mentored, and supported Eagala members and organizations internationally since then.  Amy also presents at conferences, seminars, and workshops to advocate and promote the benefits of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and the Eagala Model. 

Amy brings her education and wide range of experiences together for Eaglala’s global vision…to ensure that every person around the world has access to Eagala Model services.  Amy is passionate about supporting Eagala as an international nonprofit organization with a mission to set standards, provide support, and educate professionals who are changing lives with Eagala Model equine-assisted psychotherapy and personal development services.