Shelley Slingo, director of the Trust Technique, is a therapist and animal assisted healer. She helps adults and children work with animals to build trust. A qualified Trust Technique practitioner, she maintains a busy practice helping individuals work with their animal to build trust.
Her true passion is helping children and their families to find healing and understanding using the Trust Technique Animal Assisted Healing. Slingo had pioneered a joint project for a year and a half with Mane Chance Sanctuary and Trust Technique called Chance 4 Trust, where she worked alongside educational and social organizations with children who have lost trust. An alternative program was created for the children to work with horses in weekly sessions.