Morgan Steward, B.A.
Position: Admissions Coordinator
Morgan Steward is the Admissions Coordinator at New Vision Wilderness. She received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from Missouri State University, then immediately began her career in various residential treatment centers. After several years of working as a direct care provider she made the transition to admissions where she has served in roles such as Coordinator, Associate Director, and Director. She joined the NVW admission team in early 2022.
Outside of work, Morgan enjoys reading and spending time with her husband and family. You can often find her outdoors hiking and fishing, usually with her two dogs Dottie and Kit in tow. Ultimately, her passion is coaching gymnastics, which she does part-time with a local competitive team. Morgan dreams of one day co-owning a gymnastics studio and growing athletes’ character.
Position: Admissions Director
Patrick McAvoy is the Admissions Director at New Vision Wilderness Therapy. Throughout his career Patrick has helped adolescents and their families find solutions in times of crisis.
Patrick has a bachelor’s degree in Management of Music and Communications from Ohio University. He began his work in wilderness therapy providing care and field coordination to students entering treatment. Since then he has served in Admissions Director, Program Director, and Executive Director roles. Patrick has additional experience in admissions at a therapeutic boarding school and was a founding member of two treatment programs for at-risk teens.
In his free time, Patrick can be found outdoors hiking, kayaking, and skiing with his family. He is a bass player who dreams of one day starting a family band with his wife and two kids.