Our Team

Martha and Jett

Martha Minter, MSW, LICSW is the Assistant Director of Community Access where she has worked since 2001. For over 30 years she has worked across multiple systems to improve services for children and adults. Martha maintains a small clinical practice for adults and children, which includes both office-based and equine-assisted psychotherapy and learning. She leads the Horses and Journeys Wellness programs. Martha is a network counselor for the Problem Gamblers Help Network, and in 2017, was named Counselor of the Year. Martha received both her BS in Elementary Education (magna cum laude) and MSW from West Virginia University. She was trained and maintained certification from the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) from 2001-2017.


Katarina Candee graduated summa cum laude from WVU in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies (BMDS) with minors in Psychology, Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies, Family & Youth Studies, and Family & Consumer Sciences. She is certified as an equine specialist under the EAGALA model and currently works with the equine-assisted therapy/learning and wellness programs at Red Barn Stables.

Other team members are included as needed for each project, including other professionals with specific topic experience, student interns, and peer recovery coaches.