Mickey Troxell, CATC II, CEAC II # 970088-II; # C030001-II
Pegasus ECT Founder and CEO
Mickey Troxell is a Nationally Recognized Addictions Treatment Counselor, Equine Assisted Counselor, Addictions Counseling Instructor and Continued Education (CEU) Provider. She has been practicing in the field of addiction for over 20 years and was personally trained in 1998 as an Equine Assisted Counselor under Greg Kersten, the founder of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, just one year after this short term therapeutic technique began. Mickey is the CEO of Pegasus ECT (Experiential Counseling Techniques), through which she has provided Addiction Counseling specializing in Women's Issues, Fears, and Spirituality as they relate to addiction, as well as Equine Assisted Counseling to Treatment Centers, individuals, groups and families. As a provider of continued education since 2002 for the BBS, CAADAC, and CAADE, and NAADAC, Mickey facilitates a variety of courses for Addiction Professionals. She is also Founder and President of Centaur University, where she teaches Practicum in their fast track Chemical Dependency Counseling Certification Program, Founding Counselor of the Equine Program at Newport Academy, and Founder of CTHA (Certified Therapy Horse Association) and NACPET (National Association of Certified Professionals of Equine Therapy), Inc., non-profit certification boards that have specifications in their mission statements to provide no cost and sliding scale equine assisted counseling to at risk youths, low income families, Native Americans and Veterans. Previously, Mickey was co-owner of Seacliff Recovery Center (1995-2003), Program Director/Start-up Consultant at Safe Harbor Treatment Center for Women (2003-2004) and Clinical Director/Start-up Consultant at Essence Treatment Center for Women (2005-2007).