All Kinds of News for January 13, 2021
Mike Sullivan, LMHC, has joined True North Wilderness Program as the Director of Business Development. “Mike is eager to work closely with our referral partners, broaden the True North network, and support our mission to serve families,” says Courtney Merrill, Director of Admissions and Outreach. This is a new position that has been created to support True North’s tradition of providing superior therapeutic services to students and families while broadening True North’s professional communication and outreach programs.
Aligned with True North’s commitment to providing outstanding services, Mike’s experience is paramount in engaging referral partners, schools, and mental health professionals. “I was drawn to True North because of authenticity. Ty and Mod built a brand based on trust and compassion, and I want to communicate that to the mental health community,” said Mike Sullivan.
Mike’s sixteen-year history in wilderness therapy is rooted in clinical work, having served teens, young adults, and parents in a variety of roles. Starting from the ground up as a Field Instructor at SUWS Idaho, then as a long-time Clinician in the organic gardens of Pacific Quest in Hawaii, and eventually evolving into a remote Family Services Director in Oregon, Mike developed a deep understanding of the powerful transformations that are catalyzed in the wilderness setting. Concurrently, Mike developed a keen interest in business development, and specifically, how to connect and educate others about the powerful work transpiring in wilderness therapy.
Mike’s contact information is firstname.lastname@example.org and 802.595.9090. Don’t hesitate to reach out and connect with Mike.
About True North Wilderness
True North Wilderness was established in 2005 by Ty Maves, LCSW, and Mod Barefoot, LCSW who still own and operate the program. Located in Waitsfield, Vermont, and licensed by the state's Department of Child and Family Services, True North serves adolescents and young adults and their families with a wide range of mental health, behavioral, and relational issues. True North provides assessment, intervention, and transitional planning during the 10-12 week average stay and operates outdoors year-round, with heated indoor sleeping spaces in the winter.