All Kinds of News for October 10, 2018
Summit Achievement is excited to announce that Caitlyn Cook, LCPC, ATR-BC will be stepping into the role of Clinical Director. Caitlyn is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Board Certified Art Psychotherapist who earned her Bachelor in Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island and her master's degree in Art Therapy and Creativity Development from Pratt Institute. Caitlyn's experience working with adolescents spans a variety of settings including outpatient, long-term residential, partial hospital, and formerly, as a guide at Summit Achievement. She has been a clinician at Summit Achievement for a number of years and will continue to take a caseload of clients.
Nichol Ernst, LCSW Executive Director and co-owner, who has been the Clinical Director for the last 8 years is handing off this position in order to have more time to work with individual clients. He will continue in his role as Executive Director and as a primary therapist.
Caitlyn will be the third Clinical Director in Summit's 22-year history, with the two former Clinical Directors, Dr. Will White and Nichol Ernst, on campus to support her transition.
About Summit Achievement
Summit Achievement is, and always has been, guided by positive reinforcement and the power of choice. Our outcome-focused program employs effective therapeutic and educational principles. Through the process of engaging therapy, classroom academics and exciting wilderness expeditions, students experience the therapeutic benefits of outdoor adventure-based activities while learning to manage the demands of a more traditional environment. As an intentionally small, owner-operated wilderness therapy program, we serve adolescent boys and girls, ages 13-20, from around the world.