Mason Hicks

Position: Young Adult Field Specialist

As a young adult Field Specialist, Mason finds working at Deschutes Wilderness Therapy his most rewarding, challenging, and inspiring experience to date. He has a visceral drive to be of service and is so grateful to be a part of our young adult’s therapeutic process and aid them in their journey through his mentorship.

All of Mason’s higher education was dedicated to learning how to be a leader in outdoor adventure settings. His professional career has brought him into different fields like Environmental Education and Adventure Education. He is so grateful to have found wilderness therapy, where his passion for mental wellness and adventure intersects. In his free time, Mason likes to take long walks and live out of his backpack, climb rocks, look at and collect maps, listen to podcasts, plan his next epic adventure, and be with the people he loves.