Art has worked in treatment centers as a counselor, experiential therapist, treatment team coordinator, and program director of adolescent and adult units. Art has served as a licensed professional counselor specializing with issues of addiction, chemical dependency, sex, and pornography for Alpha Hope Counseling clients since 2007. Art enjoys leading teams on short-term mission trips to Central America. In May of this year, Art accepted the position of Clinical Director for Recovery Outfitters. Art brings a rich history in outdoor sports to Recovery Outfitters, specializing in rafting, climbing, and whitewater canoeing. He currently serves the American Canoe Association as part of the Open Canoe Slalom Committee and has held certifications in Swiftwater Rescue, solo/tandem canoe instruction, and is trained as a wilderness first responder.