Dr. Briana Perkins is a Licensed Professional Counselor  (LPC) in North Carolina. She is also a certified Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) practitioner, a Natural Lifemanship Certified Counselor (NLC-C) and a doctoral graduate from the University of the Cumberlands (PhD in Leadership and Counselor Education and Supervision). 


Dr. Perkins completed a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Development at Winthrop University in 2015. Prior to Winthrop University, Perkins completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Saint Bonaventure University in 2013.


She has been counseling using Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, walk/talk therapy and traditional counseling since 2014 working with a variety of issues ranging from trauma to depression in both adults and children.

Briana Perkins receiving the SCCA 2018 Outstanding Counselor Award at the 54th Annual Conference
  • Neurobiology and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

  • Military Veterans Response to Counseling Treatments

  • The Effects of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy on ADHD symptoms in adolescents

  • Heart Rate Variability during Equine Assisted Psychotherapy


2016 - 2019

University of the Cumberlands

Doctorate of Leadership 

Specialty in Counselor Education and Supervision

(CACREP Accredited) 

2013 - 2015

Winthrop University

Masters of Education  

Counselor Education and Supervision

(CACREP Accredited) 

2009 - 2013

Saint Bonaventure University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology


  • National Board for Certified Counselors

  • American Counseling Association 

  • South Carolina Counseling Association

    • 2018-2019 Parliamentarian and Registration Coordinator

  • Natural Lifemanship 

  • Equine Assisted Growth And Learning Association

  • Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society


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