Aaron has been working with adolescents and young adults for 17 years. He began his career, in Utah, working with substance dependence in a residential setting. He later relocated to California and continued working with troubled youth and their families as a therapist in a county SED (severely emotionally disturbed) program.
In 2009 Aaron first joined the Wingate team where he able to combine two of his passions: his love of nature and his desire to help others. He believes in the basic goodness of people and that everybody can make healthy changes. Establishing positive relationships with students and helping them increase their awareness are key elements to the success that he has enjoyed with students.
Aaron loves spending time in the outdoors and appreciates that healing effects that nature offers. He lives with his wife and family in Northern Arizona.