Prior to joining Mansfield Hall, Bryan worked with adolescents and young adults in residential programs, wilderness therapy programs, alternative school based programs, and challenge courses. His experience in these diverse settings has grounded him with patience, empathy, and acceptance in his strength-based approach to working with individuals and their families.  Bryan has facilitated clinical groups, with various goals using the influence of peers to develop and cultivate skills and strategies to optimize students’ strengths and abilities.  His enthusiasm and creativity is unrelenting for those he is supporting.  Bryan received his dual masters in Social Work & Outdoor Education, with a focus in adventure therapy from the University of New Hampshire.  Since then, Bryan loves to incorporate experiential learning and trusts in the power of direct experience with challenge to create and foster healthy, positive change.  Bryan loves spending time hiking/backpacking, training for triathlons, playing and refereeing hockey, gardening, and spending time with his family.