Reaching for the Stars - A virtual event

Reaching for the Stars will inspire and educate the community about the benefits of wilderness therapy.

Join us on Wednesday, July 22nd at 8:00-9:00 a.m. (PT) with our special guest author of The Parallel Process, Krissy Pozatek.

 

Wednesday, July 22nd at 8:00-9:00 a.m. Pacific Time.

Reaching for the Stars will inspire and educate the community about the benefits of wilderness therapy. You will hear the journey of a youth who has walked the trails and transformed their life, an experiential presentation by one of our partner programs, and our guest speaker author of The Parallel Process, Krissy Pozatek. There is no charge to attend.

Join us as Krissy Pozatek talks about “Bringing Home the Wilderness”.

Krissy Pozatek, MSW, is an author and parent coach. She has had over 15 years of experience in the wilderness therapy and adolescent treatment field. She graduated from Middlebury College with a joint undergraduate degree in environmental studies and geography and completed her graduate training in clinical social work, at both Smith College School for Social Work and at N.M. Highlands University.  Krissy currently works as a parent coach with parents of struggling adolescents and young adults. Krissy also conducts parent workshops and speaks at schools and programs all over the country. She was a visiting professor at Middlebury College.

 Krissy has identified the concepts and skills kids gain in the wilderness and integrated them into everyday parenting so kids can be more adaptable and resilient. She is the author of Brave Parenting: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide to Raising Emotionally Resilient Children (Wisdom Pub), The Parallel Process: Growing Alongside Your Adolescent or Young Adult Child in Treatment (Lantern Books) and Brave Teaching: Bringing Emotional-Resiliency Skills from the Wilderness to the Classroom.

 

 

For sponsorship and matching opportunities, please contact Jill Lerner at jill@stlfgives.org.

Can’t attend, please consider making a tax-deductible donation.  LINK 

Thank you for your support!