Samantha Ashley  Field

Samantha Ashley  Field

Registered Psychotherapist & Program Developer 

  • Greater Denver Area, US

Work History

Work History

School Counselor Intern

Girls Athletic Leadership School - Denver Public Schools Charter School
Aug 2015 - Present

Works as a school counselor for Girls Athletic Leadership School (GALS). Works one-on-one with middle and high school students, facilitates groups, and acts as a support for girls and staff of GALS.

Counseling Intern

Naropa Community Counseling Center
Jul 2015 - Present

Works as an individual and group counselor for the new Community Counseling Center. Assisted in the development and opening of the new center. Responsible for outreach, program development, advertisement and overseeing the opening of the center.

Youth Program Coordinator

Out Boulder
Mar 2014 - Present

Manages and oversees Out Boulder's youth programs, applies for and reports on program grants; designs and delivers programming to youth aged10-25, and acts as a mentor and support to youth. Works with youth on job skill development and building healthy relationships.

CrossFit Level One Trainer

CrossFit Deco
Apr 2015 - Present

Facilitates a safe, educational, and motivational space individuals to exercise and gain skills for optimal health and wellness.

Pride Development Coordinator

Out Boulder
Apr 2013 - Oct 2015

Coordinated Boulder’s 11th and 12th Annual Pridefest. Managed the budget, marketing, sponsorship and week of events. Both Pridefests were the largest Boulder Pride’s to date, with more sponsors, attendees and news coverage than all previous years.

 KTUB CAFÉ Program Facilitator 

Kirkland Teen Union Building, YMCA
Mar 2012 - Jul 2013

Managed the teen job skill program for youth. Led icebreaker sessions, team building activities, and coffee training workshops. Led the effort for community outreach, which doubled during time of employment.

Road Manager and Director of PR

Coyote Grace
Jan 2009 - Jan 2011

Managed two folk bands on their national music tours. Organized all travel logistics, marketing, merchandise sales; managed money and mediated group dynamics.

Teaching Assistant and Program Coordinator

Pitzer College
Jul 2009 - Aug 2010

Worked as a teaching assistant and coordinator for the Pitzer in Ontario program, a local community immersion program. Also served as program liaison, and  volunteer coordinator between Prototypes (a women’s rehab/treatment program) and Pitzer College.

Education

Education

MA in Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy

Naropa University
Aug 2013 - May 2016

Wilderness Therapy concentration which blends transpersonal psychology, wilderness skills, ecopsychology, adventure therapy, wilderness therapy, group therapy, and outdoor leadership.

BA in Global Health &  Community Development with minor in Spanish  

Pitzer College
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Trustee, Community Scholarship for Academic Excellence Combined with Community Service and Leadership

Certifications

Certifications

Wilderness First Responder(WFR)

Jul 2014 - Present

Trained to respond to emergency situations in remote settings. This is a critical component of all medical professionals training for those who deal with medical emergencies occurring in wilderness settings.

Safe Zone

Sep 2013 - Present

Trained to create and maintain  environments in workplaces, schools and other social settings that are culturally competent and supportive to LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning) individuals, as well as straight, cisgender people who care about diversity, equality and inclusion

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASSIST)

Living Works
Jun 2015 - Present

Suicide First Aid training; trained in tools to intervene and prevent suicide.

Project Visibility

Area Agency on Aging Boulder County
Jan 2014 - Present

Trained in providing culturally sensitive and appropriate care to LGBTQ older adults