About Us

 

Jared supports people in developing lasting practices and structures for soulful living and deep healing

Jared is the co-founder of Green Fire Collaborative. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, he has worked in the therapy field for over 15 years as a case manager, wilderness therapy guide, life coach, youth mentor, mindfulness teacher, group facilitator and guide of initiatory rites of passage.  He is a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) coach, a trained vision fast guide from the School of Lost Borders.  He completed the 3 year long Timeless Wisdom Training with Thomas Huebl and is currently enrolled in NARM, an in depth training on trauma healing.   Though much of his training he attributes to a few years of solitude in a yurt.  

 

 Over years of reaching out to many teachers, mentors and healers Jared found a process of healing and deep nature connection, self made ritual and connection with community.  Believing in each person's need to follow the path of their own unfolding energy, He aids people in developing lasting practices and structures for soulful living and deep healing.  

 

 

 

Patrick is the co-founder and a rite guide for Green Fire Collaborative. Originally from Dallas, Texas, he began his career in the therapeutic field over a decade ago as a wilderness therapy guide in Central Oregon. He completed his Master's Degree in Social Work at Portland State University and is a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) through the Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers and a Level II Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC II).  Previously he served as the Program Director & Primary Therapist at a young adult transitional living program in Southern Oregon.  He has extensive experience working clinically with individuals and families in dynamic settings, including a family relief nursery, a non-profit with developmentally disabled adults, a secure mental health facility with adults with severe mental illness and in private practice. He specializes in working with adolescents, adults, and families that have encountered addiction, trauma, mood disorders, or family difficulty. To learn more about working one-on-one with Patrick, learn more at East Cascades Counseling.

 

He has training in somatic psychology and incorporates Somatic Experiencing techniques into resolving trauma. He also integrates mindfulness-based psychology, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Neurobiology, and Depth Psychology into his work with individuals and families. Patrick is passionate about wilderness-based rites of passage experiences for adolescents and adults and received his training at the School of Lost Borders. He guides Vision Fasts and other Rites of Passage experiences for youth.

 

Patrick made his way to the therapeutic and counseling field through his own journey as an at-risk young person and has been clean and sober for over 10 years.  During this time he was able to develop an understanding of the power of the natural world to restore wholeness to people at a holistic level.

 

In his free time Patrick enjoys yoga, climbing, gardening and playing with his dog Nox.

 

 

Jared Anderson

Founder/ Director

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Patrick Devlin

Founder/ Rite Guide

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