Alton, aka Wander Woman, has completed Ironman Lake Placid, the Boston Marathon, holds course records in triathlons and road races, is a Nationally ranked triathlete, has placed first female in Ultramarathons, and completed her AMC 4000 footers. She has hiked in several mountain ranges in the United States and Canada, kayaks, rock climbs, ice climbs, enjoys yoga, swims, road cycles, mountain bikes, knee boards, and surfs.
Alton has her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire and her Master's degree in Sports Psychology and Mental Health Counseling from Rivier University. She is a Licensed Mental Health Clinician in the state of Massachusetts. Alton has led groups for the Department of Mental Health, worked with Division I recruited college athletes, and specializes in anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, exercise dependence, eating disorders, attachment disorders, and ADHD. She has worked with groups, individuals, couples, and families. Her professional experiences ranges from school settings, community based therapy, insurance companies, hospitals, state mandated care, and private practice.
Seminars & Publications
Alton has lead seminars for triathlon teams regarding sports psychology and mental preparedness for race season. She has also been the assistant director for a triathlon summer camp regarding nutrition and mental preparedness for training and racing season. Alton has also lead a variety of psychology seminars and trainings including exercise therapy, sports psychology, dating, relationships, and managing anxiety. Alton has been published in LAVA Ironman Magazine, Women's Adventure Magazine, Femmefan Publication, and Athletes Treating Athletes.
Cole, aka Superpup
Cole is a 3 year old shiba inu. He is a certified therapy and emotional support animal. He is one of the few dogs on record to complete a single day winter Pemi Loop (32 miles in the White Mountains), the first dog on record to complete a single day winter Mahoosuc Traverse (32 miles connecting the Appalachian Trail from NH to ME), is able to rock climb, bushwhack, kayak, swim, and canoe. Cole's longest run to date is 35 miles.