The Open Sky Journey Begins Here

“Go forth under the open sky and listen to nature’s teachings.” — William Cullen Bryant

At Open Sky, we assist teens, young adults and families struggling with difficult challenges and life circumstances. We provide a life-changing opportunity to discover and create a healthy life that is an intelligent and authentic expression of one’s true nature as capable, worthy, honorable people. We invite you to explore our comprehensive website to learn more about the Open Sky experience.

Open Sky Wilderness


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Is Open Sky right for your family?

The best way to find out if Open Sky is right for you or your son or daughter is to talk directly with an Admissions Counselor. Our compassionate and highly skilled Admissions Staff is available around the clock to help you learn more about our programs and support you in making the best decision for yourself or your loved one. Contact our Admissions Team regarding any questions you may have about our programs or to set up a call.

For immediate assistance, call 970-759-8324

About Open Sky

Since 2006, Open Sky Wilderness Therapy has been providing the premier family-centered wilderness therapy experience. Open Sky provides intermediate level treatment options to families around the world. The Open Sky approach transcends traditional wilderness therapy by emphasizing treatment for the whole family not just the adolescent or young adult, and the application of evidence-based clinical modalities with innovative, well-researched holistic healing practices such as yoga, meditation and mindfulness. When a family partners with Open Sky, they embark on a rewarding adventure of self-discovery, and learn a range of strategies that promote lasting success. Learn More

Emily D. Fernandes, LCSW Executive Director
Tony Issenmann, PhD, LMFT Clinical & Family Services Director
Jonathan Mitchell, MA, LPC Clinical Therapist
Mariah Loftin, MA, LPC Clinical Therapist
Kirsten Bolt, MEd, LMFT Clinical Therapist
Chris Blankenship, M.A., LSW Clinical Therapist
Sierra Williams, MA, NCC Clinical Therapist
Aaron Wallis, Ph.D. Clinical Therapist
Morgan Robak, LCSW Clinical Therapist