Kate Black, M.S., LPC, LPCMH, NCC, founder and Director of Winner’s Circle Center, Inc., is a National Board-Certified Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health in both Pennsylvania and Delaware. She is also certified with EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth & Learning Association) as an Equine-Assisted Psychotherapist and Equine Specialist, and she is a Pennsylvania Certified School Counselor for grades K-12. Kate has extensive experience in the needs and challenges of Special Education students and navigating the PA Public School system. Learning to ride at the age of 2, Kate was involved in Pony Club, show-jumping and foxhunting prior to becoming a professional jockey, racing Thoroughbreds in the tri-state area and Florida during the 1990’s. Kate’s combined passion of horses and counseling brought about Winner’s Circle Center, Inc. Kate is a firm believer that animals can often help unlock the potential within each individual and help us find the solutions we need to improve our lives.