Derek Schmidt, LPC

Reach, Inc. and Mountain Medicine Journeys
Practitioner Information
Description of Services

Derek is the Owner, Founder and Director of both Reach, Inc. and Mountain Medicine Journeys. Reach is an organization providing conventional clinical therapy as well as Wilderness and Adventure based therapy. Mountain Medicine Journeys provides opportunities for psychedelic assisted therapy and psychedelic Journeys. Through these organizations Derek is able to offer unique and powerful opportunities for clients to have profound exploratory and healing experiences. At times, Derek combines psychedelic medicine Journeys/therapy with Wilderness Immersion creating a synthesized, dynamic encounter with Self…

Derek holds a Masters Degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, and is licensed as an LPC in Colorado. Derek is also Certified in Gestalt Therapy, Equine-Facilitated Therapy, and Wilderness Emergency Medicine (WFR). In addition, Derek has multiple trainings in the use of Psychedelics and Ceremony to support clients in deep discovery, exploration, and healing including with Medicinal Mindfulness Psychedelic Sitter School, PRATI’s Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy , and training, and Naropa University’s Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Program. Derek has nearly 30 years experience with clients co-creating powerful experiential sessions.

Derek’s approach is ‘down to Earth’ and human centered focusing on connection in relationship, interaction with the Natural world, presence to the Here and Now, and a willingness to be creative and exploratory…

Price Range (per hour)
$200 to $205
Offer Sliding Scale
Values Statements
I support PRATI’s vision of a planet in which people flourish and thrive in right relationship with the natural world.
Briefly describe how your clinical work or business practice (e.g., policies, practices, or educational offerings) aligns with PRATI's Purpose statement: "Reconnecting to the Sacred: Self, Community, Nature, and Spirit".

I believe we are ‘of this Earth’ and invite my clients to reconnect to the Natural World, and therefore themselves, through Nature Immersion. I offer therapeutic programs in the Wild, and Ceremony of Nature Reconnection. I live my life with Intention focused on being a steward of the land I live on, and celebrating the wondrous and powerful teachings of Mother Earth…