Meet The Team

EQUINE SPECIALIST

JACK GAMBLE

Jack Gamble Equine Specialist “Jack Gamble, a Northwest native from the Palouse region, is an Equine Specialist and a certified member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horseman International (PATH). He is an expert horseman with a passion for the healing process involved in equine therapy. Over the years he has had the pleasure of seeing just how much of an impact this type of therapy makes.

With 3 children, 6 grandchildren and 4 chickens…he fits right in at the barn!

Jack is also an integral part of the research team, spearheaded by Dr. Lynn Fraley, which is engaged in cataloguing the results of the LEAP program. Findings will be published and made available to the public and other mental health/equine therapy professionals in 2018.

LEGEND DEVELOPMENT CENTER
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

TESS COLLUM

Tess Collum is originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and recently moved to the Pacific Northwest in late 2017. She serves as the Program Director for a new residential treatment facility, Legend Wellness Retreat Center. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Kutztown University and is currently finishing her MBA with a concentration in Healthcare Management.

She has worked with children with developmental delays and behavioral challenges for over ten years in many facets; as a Program Manager for foster youth in a group home, Therapeutic Staff Support, camp counselor, private coach in gymnastics, nanny and volunteer. She has served six years in the Army as a Medical Service Corps officer participating in missions such as delivering dental, medical and behavioral services to underserved populations in Arkansas.

As a certified massage therapist and advocate of natural treatment, she passionate about holistic mental health and is excited to make the dream of the residential retreat center a reality.

SUPPORT STAFF

MICHELLE WHITE
Support Staff
+1 208.874.2595

LAURA AGUIRRE
Medical Biller
+1 805-234-1670

KYMBERLY REDMOND
Project Manager
+1 416-671-7150

Meet The Horses