Meet Our Trailblazers
Our team is passionate about helping clients improve their mental and physical wellbeing. They've experienced firsthand the benefits of nature and look forward to helping their clients do the same!
Founder & Lead Trailblazer
Park City, UT
Allison is an experienced Pediatric and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in helping people improve their physical and mental wellbeing. Throughout her career, she has worked with homesless families to develop a pediatric health care program at Salt Lake City's 4th Street Clinic, train rural public health nurses to better support at-risk children, and traveled internationally to serve under-resourced communities. Over the years, Allison became more interested in the psycho-social dynamics of families and returned to graduate school in 2007 to hone those skills. She received a Post Master's Certificate in Psychiatric Nursing. She has completed extensive training to build on her expertise, including certification in EMDR therapy. In 2010, Allison was walking in the woods with her dog and reflected on how much time in the outdoors has helped clear her head and give her perspective on her own life. She had a light bulb moment and thought, "I'm going to walk and talk with my clients." Driven by her love of the outdoors and evidence supporing the mental health benefits of nature, Trailtalk was born.
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