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May 26th, 2020

Opening Doors and Building Connection: A Conversation with Therapist Nick Lenderking-Brill

Get to know Nick Lenderking-Brill, therapist for adolescent boys! Nick began his time at Open Sky Wilderness Therapy as a Family Services intern while pursuing his Master’s degree at Naropa University. With family services, guiding, transport, operations, and clinical experience, Nick’s depth of knowledge and expertise is a huge asset in his work with students […]

May 14th, 2020

The Power of Curiosity: A Conversation with Dr. Coady Schueler

Clinical therapist Coady Schueler, Psy.D. works with adolescent girls and their families at Open Sky Wilderness Therapy. We sat down with Dr. Coady recently to learn more about her formative childhood and professional experiences, her treatment approach as a clinician, and her passion for wilderness therapy. Get to know Dr. Coady in the Q&A below! […]

May 7th, 2020

Family Connection in the Digital Age: Tips for Reconnecting

It is an amazing time to be alive. We live in a world where we can keep in touch with friends, family, and co-workers around the world, at any time of day or night. Yet, so many of us lack family connection with our loved ones living under the same roof. So often, the very […]

May 6th, 2020

“Osprey Stories” Features Open Sky Article on Mental Health

Open Sky is proud to outfit students with the highest quality gear, including Osprey backpacks. The Osprey company was founded more than 25 years ago and is headquartered in Cortez, Colorado—neighbors to Open Sky’s home base in Durango. We are grateful to be featured in the “Osprey Stories” on their website, which shares inspiration, stories, […]

May 4th, 2020

Open Sky Welcomes Dr. Coady Schueler

Open Sky is thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Coady Schueler to the team. Dr. Schueler has nearly thirty years of experience in the field and is widely known and respected for her work with adolescent girls.   Dr. Schueler brings vast clinical experience to Open Sky, including an extensive background in wilderness therapy, therapeutic boarding schools, mental health facilities, private practice, and psychological testing.   Dr. Schueler’s passion […]