AJ Frithiof, LCSW

Position: Primary Therapist

AJ Frithiof comes to New Vision Wilderness with over 15 years of wilderness experience. She is passionate about empowering clients and families to find connection and healing in the wilderness.

AJ is a licensed clinical social worker and completed a Master of Social Work at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. She also received a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences with an emphasis in outdoor education at Texas A&M University in College Station.

AJ began as a wilderness instructor in 2004 and has since worked in a variety of leadership positions including course director and trainer, Program Director, and Clinical Director. She has extensive experience training staff, developing wilderness and substance abuse programs, and creating and implementing policies and procedures.

In her spare time, AJ enjoys drinking coffee, hanging out in beautiful places, paddling, and hanging out with her dog.