June 7, 2016

RedCliff Ascent in the news: Troubled kids lose weight, boost mood with wilderness tx

Recently Redcliff Ascent and Steve Demille, Ph.D. were highlighted by MedPage Today! The focus of the article written by Kristina Fiore, Associate Editor for MedPage Today, […]
February 18, 2015

A long history of success with wilderness treatment – Pioneers in research

What can Redcliff Ascent attribute their long history of successful wilderness treatment to? What are the drivers and indicators that have led to constant improvement and […]
May 27, 2014

Director’s Corner: Eric Fawson – Balance is key while your child is in treatment

The Balance Looking back, I can still recall the many feelings that came along with being a newbie therapist. I embraced the excitement of a new […]

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Executive Director

Dr. Steven DeMille

Program Director

AJ Frithiof

Clinical Director

Eric Fawson

Academic Director

Laurie Laird

Health & Wellness Coordinator

Karen Hiatt

Field & Experiential Director

Justin Swensen


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