Meet Our Interns at Lantern Lane Farm


Mary Owens

Mary is currently working on her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Trevecca University and is expected to graduate in May of 2020. She has seen the benefits of therapy in her own life and is passionate about aiding others in their journey toward wholeness and healing.  In addition to mental health and wellness, Mary is passionate about music and has an undergraduate degree in Music Business. 

When she is not writing or preforming, you can find her teaching fitness classes at Pure Barre during her free time.


Logan Baker

Logan invites children, teenagers and adults to share and engage their stories in a nonjudgmental and safe environment where healing can happen. He is honored to walk with clients as they work toward greater wellness and redemption in their lives. His approach to counseling is collaborative in nature and seeks to engage the emotional, behavioral, relational, and spiritual dimensions of his clients’ lives. He counsels from an integrative perspective employing mindfulness, humanistic, psychodynamic, brainspotting (level 1 trained) and experiential approaches. He is passionate about working with those whose experiences include trauma, depression, anxiety, type one diabetes, men’s issues, grief and loss, and spiritual/religious transitions.

Logan is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Vanderbilt University (Go ‘Dores!) and is a member of the American Counseling Association. During his free time, you can find Logan reading a book by Wendell Berry or Richard Rohr, fly fishing, backpacking, trail running (at Long-Hunter State Park), playing guitar, attending a concert, or watching a movie.


Cindy Thompson

Cindy’s first career was as a teacher of children with emotional issue and learning disabilities. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama and taught at Westminster School (now Currey Ingram).

She is trained in equine-assisted learning and has been EAGALA certified for 9 years. She is also working toward certification in Natural Lifemanship Trauma Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.

After raising her 5 children, Cindy is pursuing a Master’s degree in Equine Assisted Mental Health (EAMH). She incorporates equine-assisted psychotherapy and equine-assisting learning techniques as well as play therapy, sand tray therapy and is trained (level 1) in Brainspotting. Cindy enjoys walking beside women and children as they heal body, mind, emotions and spirit...the whole self!


Daniel Johnson

Daniel is a masters level student intern pursuing a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Lipscomb University. Daniel is passionate about walking alongside individuals, couples, and families on their journey to growth and healing.

Two areas of particular clinical interest for Daniel are couples and men’s issues. He uses an integrated model of Emotionally Focused Therapy, Bowenian, Cognitive Behavioral and Narrative Therapy to help his clients engage the work of writing their story.

When he isn’t studying or working with clients, Daniel loves training horses and playing his guitar.


Gina Bottom

A firm believer in the value of growth, Gina enjoys working with individuals and couples to pursue healing and wholeness in relationship with oneself and with others. Her experience includes communication, spiritual/theological issues, grief work, marriage dynamics, and family interactions.

Gina is currently pursuing a master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Trevecca Nazarene University. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

In her free time, Gina enjoys cooking & baking, loving on animals, being outdoors, and spending time at home with her family.


Brian Carden

Brian is a Master’s level intern enrolled at Trevecca Nazarene University in Marriage and Family Therapy studies. He has a passion for helping others. Life’s struggles are made easier by not walking alone and Brian considers it a privilege to journey with his clients towards healing, understanding and growth. He’s experienced the transformative power of personal therapy and understands the strength it takes to begin that process. Brian strives to create an environment of authentic acceptance for each client no matter their age or background.

In his free time he enjoys spending time with his children, playing golf, attending concerts, watching the Tide roll on Saturdays in the fall and taking walks on the beach.