To provide individuals and organizations the opportunity to change the course of their lives by providing Experiential and Adventure Based services.
Set all people on a course toward fulfilling their purpose.
Executive Director – Dr. Cathi Neal is the founder of Changing Course Foundation and has worked more than 20 years with groups to promote both personal and professional development. She is an ACCT certified Challenge Course Manager and Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner. She received her BS in Criminal Justice with a minor in Forensic Psychology, a MS in Management with a Change Leadership Emphasis and her Ph.D. in Clinical Christian Counseling. Cathi is also a certified provider for the world renown curriculum surrounding the concept of Compassionate Accountability© and LOD®and a Licensed Minister.
Director of Operations – Chris Covington is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and certified Equine Assisted Mental Health Professional. He is also an ACCT certified Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner with over 10 years of experience. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Biblical Studies and his Master’s in Counseling. Chris has developed Equine Assisted Therapy programs for private agencies and developed a private practice before joining our team.
In 1998, Changing Course Foundation (CCF) began Summer Camp Programs for Juvenile Probation offices in North Central Texas. In 2002, Changing Course Foundation incorporated and applied for their 501(c)(3) exemption with the Internal Revenue Service and was awarded full 501(c)(3) non-profit status in 2007.
For twenty years CCF has been providing programs and services for those who struggle with behavioral issues and self limiting beliefs. We continue to provide our clients with opportunities to challenge the beliefs that hold them back from experiencing their true purpose in life and providing them with tools to change their destructive behaviors.
January 1, 2018 we had the opportunity to partner with Chris Covington, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Equine Specialist to provide Equine Assisted Therapy Services as well as Adventure Based programs.
Our clients include individuals, corporations, universities, public and private schools, JROTC groups, churches, camps, State Agencies such as Tarrant County MHMR, State of Texas Department of Rehabilitative Services, and Texas Workforce.