All Kinds of News for May 09, 2018
Trails Momentum is excited to announce the addition of Mara Mueller LCSW CADC-I as Clinical Director of their Young Adult Hybrid Wilderness Program based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina.
Mueller received her Masters in Social Work from Portland State University in 2004 and earned her Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) credentials in 2009. Throughout her therapeutic career, she has worked in a variety of environments including therapeutic boarding schools, wilderness therapy programs, and psychiatric hospitals.
She served as clinical director for The Academy at Sisters and most recently worked as a primary therapist for BlueFire Wilderness, a wilderness therapy program. Over the years, she has gained extensive experience in drug and alcohol counseling for adolescents and young adults.
“We are overjoyed to welcome Mara to our clinical team,” comments Adam Ray, Director of Program Development at Trails Momentum. “Mara brings with her many years of experience and a passion for helping young people build happier, healthier futures for themselves.”
Mueller utilizes an integrated treatment approach that also incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Mindfulness. She is certified in the therapeutic technique Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and holds a certification as a yoga teacher.
In her free time, Mueller enjoys mountain biking, surfing and international travel. She loves all activities that involve time spent outdoors with her significant other Allan and her newly adopted dog from Peru, Mija.
About Trails Momentum
Trails Momentum is a co-ed adventure-based wilderness therapy program for young adults ages 18-25. Located in the mountains of western North Carolina, Trails Momentum offers a transformative, whole student centered growth experience for young adults struggling to launch themselves into adulthood. Adventure programming, clinical services, education, service-learning, and community living are seamlessly interwoven to maximize the transference of important life skills in order to empower students to make the transition into independence.