Clinical therapist and student

Open Sky's holistic wilderness therapy program is the most comprehensive and clinically sophisticated wilderness therapy program in the industry, and the only one that is supported by continuous outcome-based research. The Open Sky clinical approach utilizes the latest in evidence-based clinical modalities integrated with innovative, well-researched mindfulness and holistic healing practices.  Our clinical team is comprised of caring, educated, experienced professionals, who have worked in the wilderness therapy treatment field for many years.  Each student is assigned a therapist for the duration of the program.


Comprehensive Service

Each Open Sky student and family is assigned a clinical therapist that will oversee the course of treatment during the student's stay. Open Sky's holistic wilderness therapy program is the most comprehensive and clinically sophisticated wilderness therapy program in the industry. Our services provided for each student and family reflects this commitment. Learn More

Therapeutic Approach

Each of our clinical therapists have a long history of working with people in crisis and distress prior to joining our team and have demonstrated tremendous capacity to support students and families during this time of turmoil and opportunity. Open Sky believes that therapy is first and foremost about authentic relationships. Our therapists combine compassion and assertiveness to give our students the guidance they need to emerge from their self-destructive ways and gain balance and direction for their future. Learn More

Research Supported

Guided by our own research results and the latest research literature available, the Open Sky clinical team makes program and therapeutic adjustments to ensure that each student is receiving the most sophisticated treatment available. Open Sky is the only wilderness therapy program that conducts ongoing empirical research on our students' outcomes. Our outcome research proves that our students are getting better across multiple dimensions and maintain these improvements well after departing Open Sky. Learn More