Peter Mayfield on Nature-Based Therapeutic Programs
Peter is the founder and Executive Director of Gateway Mountain Center, a youth development organization innovating how youth learn, heal and thrive. He has enjoyed a 40-year career guiding people into mountain experiences and being an entrepreneur in embodied peak experience. Peter has traversed a trajectory from world-class climber, to Chief Guide of the Yosemite Mountaineering School, to founder of CityRock – the first full service climbing gym in the world. Today, Peter is passionate about changing the system of care for youth suffering from serious emotional disturbance and complex trauma.
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