Our Staff - Melanie Huss 

Melanie Huss 

Melanie Huss is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Art Therapist who has been riding horses since she was eight years old.   She began offering Equine Assisted Psychotherapy at EQUI-KIDS in January 2015.  Melanie has worked in the mental health field in various settings for 12 years and is also a riding instructor at Oceana Stables.

Melanie received her B.A. from Lynchburg College and earned a Master’s Degree in Art Therapy at Eastern Virginia Medical School.  While at Lynchburg College she competed collegiately in Hunter/Jumpers.