Member Benefits


Get reinforced credibility and distinguished professionalism added to your counseling practice by getting certified through NACPET. Becoming a member can also increase possible employment/independent contractor opportunities.


Approved individuals and businesses will be listed in our online registry, creating a network of others that are NACPET certified. Combine with a dual CTHA certification for maximum exposure.


Enjoy discounts from NACPET sponsors on equipment, supplies, and future trainings. Members also get discounted advertising and 5 percent off membership renewal!

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Proceeds help to provide NO COST and sliding scale Equine Counseling to Native American’s, Veteran’s, At Risk Youths, Low Income Children. It also helps support Scientific Research in this new approach in the field of Human Services.


The National Association of Certified Professionals of Equine Therapy (NACPET) is a Non-Profit Association that is incorporated, which was established in 2008 to bring a level of standards and guidelines to the field of Equine Counseling for Health Care. These reputable values and principals were created to enhance this innovative and exciting; yet brief approach to counseling.





Meet Our Staff

Mickey Troxell, CATC II, CEAC II

Mickey Troxell, CATC II, CEAC II

President, Founder

Addictions Counselor
Equine Counselor

David J. Pugh

David J. Pugh

Senior Vice-President of Operations

Certified Grief Recovery Specialist

Sister Companies

Certified Therapy Horse Association

Certified Therapy Horse Association

Equine Counseling

Equine Counseling

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