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Nontraditional Therapies Resources

The resources found here are for informational purposes only. Ryan Bartel Foundation does not recommend or endorse any clinicians, counselors, psychiatrists, social workers, physicians, products, procedures, or opinions. We welcome your calls and your posts, but if you have a crisis of any sort, seek immediate help by calling 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 or one of the crisis intervention groups below.

Music and Expressive Arts Therapy

A Place To Be

A Place to Be believes in using performance and outreach as keys to building self-confidence, courage and artistic expression.

Middleburg, VA

Animal-Assisted Counseling

Heeling House

Heeling House’s PACK is a completely unique new social club for young adults aged 12-17. The PACK’s focus is on animal related community service and education. Lessons the youths learn, by training the dogs, can be applied to the various challenges they face in their daily lives. Members will learn critical skills that will help them in their interactions with people (and animals) in school, at home, and later on in the workplace.

Sterling, VA

Summit Dog, Inc

Summit Dog provides customized animal-assisted therapy programs to anyone experiencing intellectual, emotional, physical, behavioral, or mental health challenges.

Herndon, VA

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