Trish Maddy – Mentor

Trisha Maddy Direct Care

Trisha Maddy Mentor

Trisha Maddy has worked with at risk adolescents and young adults for 24 years. She began working on the East Coast for an adventure based wilderness program that helped adjudicated inner city youth build self-esteem through a myriad of activities. She led wilderness trips that consisted of back packing, rock climbing, white water rafting and spelunking. Trisha then brought her talents to North Idaho and continued to share her expertise in outdoor recreation. It was here that she helped build a fledgling wilderness therapy program from the ground up. Trish has held certifications as a Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor, PADI Scuba diver, Wilderness First Responder, Swift Water Rescuer and a Licensed Idaho guide. Trisha joined Milestones in 2003 and uses her vast experience of in wilderness experiential treatment to mentor students in independent living experiences. In her free time Trisha enjoys hiking, rock climbing, boating and walking her two dogs.