ryan bain


ESM Fitness Therapy Creator

Ryan is the developer of ESM, Tree House Recovery’s fitness therapy program, and oversees all our ESM staff.  Bain is a mental health professional specializing in addiction treatment with an educational background in sociology and counseling psychology.  His education is coupled with experience as an accomplished athlete, personal trainer, and sports coach which provides him a deep understanding into the therapeutic value of physical exertion and teamwork. He utilizes an integrative approach to counseling in order to adapt to client needs on their path toward biological, psychological and social optimization.  Along with working directly with clients in the helping profession, Bain is also on the Management Board of Directors for Sparking Life Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to fueling a national movement to communicate the overwhelming evidence that physical exercise enhances brain development, improves mental health, reduces addictive behavior and helps maintain mental acuity as we age.

“We’re big believers in raising the bar for yourself, raising the standard, pushing on a daily basis – pushing your limits to realize that you can do more and will do more if you decide to… You do have true strength and it’s derived from your thoughts.”

  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Sociology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Sparking Life Management Board of Directors
  • Sparking Life Addiction Recovery Board Member
  • Former All-American & Champion Athlete (Football & Wrestling)
  • Personal Trainer