Dr. Brian Daniels Portrait

Brian Daniels, PsyD, MS is the Clinical Director at Northwoods Wilderness Therapy.  He has worked with students and families in crisis, in both residential and wilderness therapy settings, since 2005. Dr. Daniels earned a master’s degree in Child Development from Erikson Institute in Chicago, IL and a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago…

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Nicole Prescott, LCPC, is a Lead Wilderness Therapist at Northwoods Wilderness Therapy.  She has worked with children and adolescents in a variety of settings including wilderness therapy programs, residential treatment centers, community mental health agencies, and private practice. Nicole earned a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology specializing in Child and Adolescent Therapy from Lewis University…

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Jacob Thomason, MA, LPC is the Family Services Director at Northwoods Wilderness Therapy.  His primary focus is supporting caregivers and siblings of students enrolled at Northwoods.    Jacob graduated from Wheaton College with a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.  He has served in various wilderness therapy roles including Clinical Director at Northwoods Wilderness Therapy.  Jacob has a special interest in…

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Sarah Montana, MSW is a Clinical Support Therapist at Northwoods Wilderness Therapy.  She plays an integral role supporting both students and staff in the field.    Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Warren Wilson College and a master’s degree of Social Work from Tulane University.  Her love of the outdoors has been fostered through years of hiking in the Adirondacks and Blue Ridge Mountains…

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Jacob Smyth, MS is a Primary Wilderness Therapist at Northwoods Wilderness Therapy.  Jacob has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northwest Christian University and a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University.  He has prior experience working in residential treatment with adolescents presenting with complex challenges such as suicidal ideation, self-harm, and substance use.    Jacob approaches engagement with students…

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Rachel Voit, MSW, ACSW is a Primary Wilderness Therapist at Northwoods Wilderness Therapy.  She has worked with children and adolescents in therapeutic and recreational settings for over 10 years.    Rachel developed her devotion to working with youth in the outdoors by serving in a variety of professional roles.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Educational Studies at Macalester College and began work as a Field…

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Sarah Cupp, MSW is a Primary Wilderness Therapist at Northwoods Wilderness Therapy.  She is an Iowa native who now calls Wisconsin home.    Sarah graduated with a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Iowa.  Afterward, she worked as a crisis counselor for individuals, adolescents, and families.  Sarah became adept at partnering with clients to find common ground and deescalate difficult situations.  She worked at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics where she…

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