True North Wilderness Program Owner & Co-founder Mod Barefoot was recently featured on the podcast, “Stories from the Field: Demystifying Wilderness Therapy.”
Dr. Will White’s interview with Mod is the premier episode of the podcast’s new season focused on clinicians in wilderness therapy. Will and Mod reflect on the early experiences and education that led Mod to this field, as well as her work in a variety of roles in wilderness therapy. Will explores Mod’s professional path from field instructor to clinician, clinical director, and co-founder of True North. Mod’s reflections on wilderness therapy’s history, current challenges, and goals for the future of our field are rooted in more than 20 years of experience and a deep and abiding commitment to the value of pursuing personal development in the natural world.
Listen to Mod’s story here and visit “Stories from the Field: Demystifying Wilderness Therapy” to learn more about this excellent podcast and to hear fascinating interviews from many leaders and contributors in the field of wilderness therapy.
“Stories from the Field: Demystifying Wilderness Therapy” is a podcast that educates listeners on the history of wilderness therapy and various trends related to outdoor therapeutic treatment. Dr. White interviews wilderness therapy researchers, program founders, field guides, clinicians, and others on a variety of wilderness therapy–related topics. Dr. White has worked in wilderness therapy for more than 30 years and is a co-founder of Summit Achievement, a wilderness therapy program in Maine. Dr. White is also the author of “Stories from the field: A History of Wilderness Therapy.”