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Topic: Mind - June 28 2024
Wilderness Therapy and How It Can Benefit Athletes

Therapy is a great resource that athletes can access if they are experiencing mental health issues. One under-the-radar form of therapy is wilderness therapy. We sat down with VIS Expert and Trauma-Informed Psychotherapist, Kristen Mathes, to discuss wilderness therapy and how we can use it as athletes.

By: Charlotte Cronister

VIS Creator

& Kristen Mathes

VIS Expert

Topic: Mind

June 28 2024

Most of us have heard (many times) that therapy is a great tool we can use as athletes to better our mental performance and improve mental health. However, wilderness therapy may be new to us. To learn more, we talked with VIS Expert Kristen Mathes about the ins and outs of wilderness therapy and why she recommends it to athletes. What is Wilderness Therapy? Wilderness therapy is an inpatient treatment model for adolescents and young adults experiencing behavioral and ...
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