Earth-Based Institute Instructors

Michael Jospé, MA, PCC

Earth-Based Institute (EBI) was Founded by Michael Jospé. As a professional coach, educator and wilderness guide, Michael is passionate about helping people learn about themselves while being out in nature. Michael has a BA in Outdoor Recreation Leadership through Western State College in Colorado, an MA in Transformational Learning through Prescott College in Arizona, a […]

Katie Asmus, MA, LPC, BMP

Katie Asmus, MA, , BMP, is a counselor, life coach, educator, mentor, workshop facilitator, and founder of NamastéHealing Arts Center, LLC, a multi-dimensional therapeutic and educationally-based organization incorporating Wilderness and Body-Centered Psychotherapies. Katie began working in outdoor experiential education in 1991, and during her Master Degree studies in Somatic Psychotherapy: Dance Movement Therapy she discovered […]

Julie Thomas, MA, LPC

Julie Thomas is a licensed professional counselor and has been in the field of death, dying, grief and loss for over 20 years. She has been working with hospice for the majority of her career, supporting those who are grieving through individual counseling and groups, as well as providing supervision and training to volunteers and […]

Hannah Tirrell-Wysocki NCC, TWG, MA

Hannah is a teaching assistant and mentor to students in the Nature Connected Coaching program at Earth-Based Institute. She is a certified Nature-Connected Coach who uses mindfulness and land-based practices to help clients unlock their inherent wisdom and knowing. Hannah was trained in the Groups as Living Systems facilitation model and applies this interconnected framework […]

Derek Schmidt, MA, LPC

Derek Schmidt is the owner, founder, and clinical director of Reach, Inc., a therapeutic counseling agency in Denver, Colorado. Derek holds a Masters Degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology and is an in Colorado. He is also certified in Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy, , and Wilderness Emergency Medicine as a . Derek has more 15 years experience as a therapist […]

Daniel Brisbon, NCC, ACC, TWG

Daniel Brisbon is a teaching assistant and student mentor in the Nature Connected Coaching NCC and Transformational Wilderness Guiding TWG programs at Earth Based Institute. He is a certified Nature Connected Coach and Transformational Wilderness Guide who focuses on aligning people to a place of greater self-awareness and discovery in the great outdoors. He works […]

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