All Kinds of News for April 05, 2017
Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness employs the best therapists and tenured field staff in the industry, offering the most clinically sophisticated, effective and individualized programming possible for its clients and their families. Blue Ridge is proud to announce the addition of Anne Wilzbacher, MA, LPC to their team of highly experienced and trained clinicians.
Anne Wilzbacher, MA, LPC, Primary Therapist, is an astute insight, and with her observations, has the ability to swiftly assess and directly address students in a way that is both disarming and incredibly warm and compassionate. She is highly skilled in identifying family dynamics, working with trauma and eating disorders. She is drawn to helping students find a strong sense of identity, by helping them discover their own innate tools. In addition, she also has expertise in working with mood disorders, personality disorders, substance abuse and addiction. She is versed in psychodynamic theory, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness approaches, group dynamic interventions, somatic-based practices, and Family Systems Therapy. Anne’s strengths will help further develop the adolescent boys program at Blue Ridge.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master’s degree in Psychology, Contemplative Psychotherapy from Naropa University (Co), Anne is highly respected having worked in both wilderness and transitional living programs since 2004. Anne joins the Clinical Team at Blue Ridge from Open Sky Wilderness in Colorado. Anne’s official start date is April 24th, 2017.
Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness offers clinically driven programs encompassing advanced therapeutic skill, a highly flexible nomadic wilderness therapy model, ceremony, metaphor, licensed wilderness therapy assessment and multiple treatment options for troubled teens and pre-teens ages 10-18 years old. Our individualized approach, family support and commitment to service translate to an unparalleled experience and better outcomes for adolescents and families.