AARON FRANZ is a retired green beret/Special Forces US Army veteran with an extremely high emotional IQ.  Aaron provides expertise for NCNbA’s experiential activities that involve wilderness excursions, hiking, survival and adventure. Aaron is currently completing an advanced degree in International Relations and certification in nonprofit management.  

At NCNbA, Aaron combines outdoorsmanship, mindfulness, exercise/fitness and functional movement to provide incredible experiences for clients. While many wilderness therapy programs may employ outdoors aficionados, our team is fortunate to have Aaron’s expertise of Special Forces training combined with high emotional IQ and savant knowledge of EDM music. With his background and interests, he is able to establish authentic relationships with clients quickly. Aaron is a student of mindfulness meditation and most interested in using his expertise to help clients overcome anxiety, depression, and trauma to flourish in life.