Our Partners

The breadth and depth of services we provide to clients, counseling professionals, schools, agencies and corporations is made possible through the partnerships we have developed.


Fuzzy Faces Refuge

Fuzzy Faces Refuge (FFR) is a volunteer 501c3 North Carolina nonprofit organization. Their mission is to provide sanctuary for endangered heritage breed farm animals and create a safe environment where people of all abilities can interact safely with these animals using positive, therapeutic experiences that build confidence, enable positive progress and afford opportunities that may not otherwise be available. FFR is also a PATH International Member Center, offering therapeutic riding and rehabilitation focused services for Veterans, their families and others with special challenges who may be in need of personal growth activities and education within our community through our Freedom Steps Equine Services program. For more information about this organization see their websitehttps://fuzzyfacesrefuge.org/

Animal Assisted Therapy of the Triangle (AATT) has partnered with Fuzzy Faces Refuge (FFR) to offer our counseling clients an additional, experiential location for sessions; to host group counseling sessions; and to provide mental health and wellness workshops. In addition, the partnership between AATT and FFR enables us to provide the experiential, intensive component of a comprehensive Animal Assisted Therapist Credential. Click to learn more about our Counseling Services and our Educational Services.


Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC

It is the mission of Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC, to provide the highest quality training to behavioral health professionals.  The founder and CEO, Raymond Barrett, LMHC, LPC, DCC, BC-TMH, M.S., has extensive experience as a practitioner and trainer. He and his advisory team strive to fill every knowledge gap, as it arises in the telemental health profession, with online training modules that allow for immediate implementation. For more information about this organization see their website:  https://telementalhealthtraining.com/

Animal Assisted Therapy of the Triangle has partnered with the Telehealth Certification Institute to deliver the online education component of a comprehensive Animal Assisted Therapist Credential. To learn more about this credential program go to our Education Services page.


Carolina Ranch Animal Hospital and Resort

Carolina Ranch Animal Hospital and Resort makes your pet’s care, health, and happiness their priority. They are a unique, full service veterinary hospital and boarding resort with all the amenities and compassionate care for your pet to feel right at home. They provided the Triangle area with a one stop shop for all of your dogs’ and cats’ needs. Whether you are taking advantage of their spacious boarding accommodations or their fun-filled activities, such as doggie daycare, your pet will have the vacation of a lifetime while you are away. Not only will your pet have access to spacious play yards, pools, bathing and grooming; but also award-winning dog training, including private and group obedience lessons, and training while boarding.  For more information about this organization see their websitehttps://www.carolinaranchpets.com/

Animal Assisted Therapy of the Triangle does NOT train therapy dogs or service dogs. However, our canine co-therapists must be trained for the work they do with our clients and some of our dogs have received training from the excellent dog trainers at Carolina Ranch. If you are looking to train your dog to be a therapy dog or are in need of service dog training, look at the full range of training options available at Carolina Ranch.