Laura Hayes, CSWA

I recently received my Master of Social Work degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to this education, I also received my Bachelor of Social Work degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver. I have worked as a field guide at two different wilderness therapy companies based out of Saint George, Utah, and…

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Ryan Price, MA, LPC, CADC II

Ryan is passionate about helping teens and families find and experience greater emotional freedom and connection. Prior to joining the New Vision Wilderness team, Ryan worked as a therapist for teens and families at a private practice in Fishers, Indiana, and as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor for adults at an Intensive Outpatient Program…

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AJ Frithiof, LCSW

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…

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Xela Goodman LCSW

After receiving a B.A. dual degree in Education and History, Xela served in the Peace Corps for nearly three years in South Africa. It was during this pivotal time when she fully understood her passion for being of service to others. Upon returning to the States, Xela started her work in wilderness therapy as a field instructor, where…

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Tim Moore, MA, LPC

I have been in the counseling and therapy field for over 25 years and have a diverse background including community mental health, inpatient, outpatient and wilderness therapy settings. I have a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Oregon and M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England Graduate School in Keene New Hampshire. I…

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James Nippert MA, LMFT

James Nippert started working with adolescents and their families in wilderness therapy in 2004 and has been passionate about wilderness therapy ever since that time. James’ personal approach to therapy focuses on the need for both the adolescent and the family to heal together. James received his Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from…

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Keri Sawyer BA, RYT

Keri comes to New Vision Wilderness with a strong business background. Keri walked in a world with some of the largest stressed filled corporations in the country. Through this experience, she came to realize the importance of somatic focused stress regulation. She has found a passion for working with highly stressed and sensitive clientele like…

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Dr. Jennifer S Moravec M.D., F.A.A.C.A.P.

Dr. Jennifer S Moravec is board-certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. She treats mental health problems, behavioral problems and emotional problems with a family-centered, evidence-based treatment approach. She utilizes a holistic, integrative medicine model to evaluate, diagnose and treat children of all ages, adolescents and adults. She provides individual therapy, family therapy,…

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Kathleen Robbins

Kathleen Robbins is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Oregon, a Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC) in the state of Utah, a Certified Trauma Therapist, level III (CTTIII), and a Certified Yoga Therapist. Kathleen has been a mental health practitioner for over 10 years. Her extensive knowledge and expertise stems from both…

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Steve Sawyer LCSW CSAC

Steve Sawyer is a licensed psychotherapist filled with passion and knowledge surrounding the intervention and change process. His experience comes from over a decade of intervention with tough-to-reach client populations in therapy settings ranging from residential, community-based, outpatient and wilderness therapy. Steve is trained in several unique therapeutic models including somatic trigger release, traumatic memory…

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