Co-Facilitators

Deanna Stevenson MS, LCPC, is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in integrating work with horses to promote personal growth, self-discovery, and enhanced wellness with individuals, families, & groups. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Montana State University-Bozeman (MSU) in 2007, and her master’s degree in Health & Human Development- Mental Health Counseling from MSU in 2009.

Growing up on a cattle ranch, horses were a key component of Deanna’s personal wellness from an early age. While completing her master’s degree, she found a way to combine her passion for mental health and wellness with horses and completed training through the Equine Assisted Growth & Learning Association (EAGALA).

Deanna has been providing equine-assisted therapy in conjunction with traditional therapy since 2010 in a range of settings. She has seen the power working with horses brings to the healing process through her work as a residential treatment therapist, school-based therapist, & clinical supervisor for Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch (YBGR). She currently offers equine sessions as an adjunct to her work as a private practice counselor with Counseling Associates in Lewistown, MT. During summers, Deanna facilitates youth horse camps for central Montana youth.

Deanna specializes in working with anxiety, trauma, & emotional issues with an emphasis on building on existing strengths to support personal growth & holistic wellness. She has additional certifications and training in mindfulness-based practices, Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.

Deanna lives on a cattle ranch in Hobson, MT, with her husband, 2 children, golden retriever, & of course, her horses.

Lori Ann Lutz 

 

As an innovative  and inspiring mind and body professional, Lori Lutz holds certifications in both Hatha and Yin Yoga. Lori’s  unique fitness style and inspiring yoga flows are highly influenced by her love of nature and the outdoors.  Lori understands the need to consciously bring balance to life and is passionate about sharing this with others as a support for having a healthy balanced lifestyle.   Her intention is to support Yogi’s of all levels, in nourishing body, mind and soul.

 

When Lori isn’t busy with her instruction, she works as a registered dental hygienist.  Even more, she is known for her fierce love of family, forest bathing, energy work, hiking, kayaking and anything the outdoors and nature has to offer. She has dynamic and intuitive positivity that inspires self-discovery, personal growth, as well as, physical and emotional fitness.  When you take your journey with Lori she helps you align the buildings blocks for a truly happy and purposeful life, by helping unlock your highest self.