All Kinds of News for February 14, 2018
Pure Life Adventure is thrilled to welcome Kjrstin (KJ) Walters, MA, LMFT to Costa Rica as an Adventure Therapist. KJ will be joining our multi-cultural, multi-lingual staff beginning in March 2018.
KJ joins Pure Life with an impressive background and experience in the Family Choice Behavioral Healthcare industry with young adults and adventure therapy. She spent eight years as a therapist and then Clinical Director at New Haven RTC, located in Utah and recently spent a year at Wingate Wilderness Therapy, also in Utah, working with young men and women. KJ not only possesses a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Ambridge University, but she also has received her certification in EMDR.
”I am eager and honored to be able to join the team at Pure Life. The team has an energy that is infectious. The Costa Rican culture is warm and friendly. I’m excited to make that a part of my therapeutic practice as I help Pure Life young adults start on a healing and growing journey to move forward in their lives", said KJ about the move to Costa Rica. She went on to say, "As a kid, I was able to live in the jungle for a year and I am hopeful that my family will have a growing, adventurous experience that will impact our lives. We look forward to learning to surf, speaking Spanish, and especially seeing sloths.
About Pure Life Adventure
Pure Life Adventure is located in the Central Pacific region of beautiful Costa Rica. Relying on decades of experience in the Costa Rican outdoor industry, the bicultural team provides a therapeutically sophisticated and holistic approach to helping young adults with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, lack of motivation, executive function deficits, trauma and substance abuse. The students are individuals with very real challenges looking for lasting change. Pure Life utilizes traditional individual and group therapy in combination with outdoor experiential learning and adventure. The Pure Life integrated and dynamic approach includes an emphasis on fitness, mindfulness, life skills and cultural immersion.