All Kinds of News for March 04, 2020
Trails Momentum, a wilderness-alternative for young adults ages 18-25, has added new team members and expanded their clinical services for families. Heather Schnoebelen, LPCS, LCAS, CSS, CTT-II, has recently joined the team as Clinical Supervisor and Crystal Nero, LCMHC, LCAS as the Family Liaison.
Heather Schnoebelen is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor and Clinical Addictions Specialist. She completed her master’s degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in wilderness therapy, from Naropa University. Her clinical experience includes more than 15 years working in inpatient, outpatient and wilderness therapy programs focusing on trauma, mental health, drug and alcohol treatment, and family systems work. Heather has also been a part of developing and starting two Behavioral Health substance abuse programs. As Clinical Supervisor, Heather will oversee the primary therapists and continue to help grow and expand the therapeutic services at Trails Momentum.
Crystal Nero is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a master’s degree from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in clinical mental health counseling, specializing in addiction treatment. Crystal has worked with high-risk youth and their families in community mental health settings, women’s residential treatment facilities, and a men’s criminal justice system before falling in love with the wilderness treatment environment. Crystal works with families using an attachment and family systems approach to explore past experiences and missed opportunities to connect.
On a similar note, Mara Mueller has transitioned out of her role as Clinical Director at Trails Momentum in order to move closer to family. Having been an integral part of the Trails Momentum program for many years, the team will miss working directly with her, but are also so delighted for her next chapter.
“Heather and Crystal have both already proven themselves to be assets to our team and we are so excited to be able to offer our families this additional support as they work to foster healthy independence in their young adult,” says Program Director Todd Ransdell.
About Trails Momentum
Trails Momentum is an outdoor adventure-based therapy program for all genders ages 18-25 struggling to launch themselves into adulthood. Through adventure programming, clinical services, family involvement, college coursework, and social and life skills development, young adults are guided on a journey of self-discovery where they develop self-concept and are empowered to make the transition into independence.