Our team of therapist, instructors and helpers form the core of Whetstone Valley Stables. This is who we are:
Penny Shoup RN
Co-owner, Equine Specialist, Horsemanship instructor
Penny is director and owner along with her husband Bruce of Whetstone Valley Stables. Penny has worked with children and horses for over thirty years. She is an EAGALA certified Equine Specialist in EAP and EAL. Penny has a strong faith and reliance on God which has given her a heart for people of all ages.
For God, who said "let light shine out of darkness" made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ."
2 Corinthians 4:6
Andrea Troope, LPC,MHSP
Mental Health Specialist
Andrea has provided individual, group, family, and couples counseling since 1994. She is currently employed with the Maury County Public School System as a counselor for the Special Education students with emotional and behavioral issues. She previously worked for 19 years as a counselor with VBHCS dba The Guidance Center. She has extensive experience working with a variety of populations and all mental illnesses. Her specialties are trauma, addiction, and skills building (i.e. assertiveness training, conflict resolution, and improving coping skills).
Andre Reynolds PhD
Mental Health Therapist
Andre has a PhD in personality studies. He also recieved his EAGALA certification. He has worked in the jail system with counseling inmates and has also worked in substance abuse programs. Andre has a sincere love for people that arises from his deep walk with Christ. Andre has a varied scope of experiences through his life which makes it easy for him to relate to what circumstances clients may be going through.
Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
Whetstone Valley Stables
3370 Murphy Ln
Columbia, TN 38401
Phone: +1 931 215-6863
Please call for appointments
EAGALA is the governing body under which we operate the EAP and EAL program.
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