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Stories from the Field: Mental Health and the Outdoors

Mar 28, 2019

Dr. Sandy Newes is a researcher, practitioner and trainer in the wilderness therapy. She has been active in the field for over twenty years and currently provides psychological testing for participants in wilderness therapy programs as well as training services for guide staff via Peak Performance Training which she co-founded. 
Sandy shares her journey into the field from her travels around the country to working on her doctorate degree at Penn State in which she had to educate her psychology professors on what wilderness therapy is.