Ryan lives and works on the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw people. Ryan grew up in Northern Alberta, moving to Nanaimo, BC in 2018. Ryan has a strong passion for working with diverse and often times marginalized populations and loves being connected to people who are engaged in their own healing journey. Ryan was a participant in the third cohort of RTT-KAT. He feels strongly about the healing potential the Roots to Thrive program can provide people from all walks of life. Moreover, he is grateful to have the opportunity to join the Roots to Thrive team. Ryan is learning how to see himself with love and compassion in the present moment and wishes to welcome everyone to Roots to Thrive!