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Stories from the Field: Mental Health and the Outdoors

Feb 17, 2019

Dr. Mike Gass is a Professor in the Outdoor Education Program in the Department of Kinesiology at University of New Hampshire as well as the Director of the Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Center. 

Mike shares his journey of being recruited to play college football at St. Olaf College, in Minnesota, to becoming one of the foremost researchers and teachers in the field of wilderness/adventure therapy.

He is one of the creators of the Browne Center, a program development center on adventure learning that serves over 8,000 clients a year with educational, therapeutic, and corporate clients. 

Mike also serves as the Director of the NATSAP Research Database Network and has published numerous books and research articles about the field of wilderness/adventure therapy.