Keri Fager

Clinical Manager, MS, CTRS, CADC

Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Recreation Therapy

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Keri earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Therapy from East Carolina University and her Master’s
Degree also in Recreation Therapy from Northwest Missouri State University. She is a nationally
certified Recreation Therapist and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. For the past 18 years, Keri
has had the opportunity to provide both direct care and leadership in the recreation therapy and
behavioral health fields. The main focus throughout her career was to design and implement evidence-
based substance abuse and mental health programs with the goal of marrying traditional counseling and
cognitive-behavior therapy with experiential and recreation-based modalities. Keri has had the ability to
collect data from various experiential-based programs, and have seen first-hand the impact of
recreation, nature, mindfulness, creative expressive arts, as well as those geared to overall wellness and
holistic health on mental health and substance use treatment outcomes. Keri is truly passionate about
the need to emphasize the building of skills in treatment that are necessary and transferable to real life.
The Ranch is an ideal setting for clients to gain healthy living skills and to explore a life worth living in

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The vast techniques and processes that they incorporate along with the amazing environment and facilities at Top of the World Ranch are what I, as a recovering alcoholic and addict, find essential in physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual healing and growth.


AMAZING facility with a knowledgeable, friendly staff. I recently had the opportunity to tour the ranch and I must say that I was thoroughly impressed. The facility grounds are expansive and absolutely peaceful. Perfect setting for healing, discovery, and recovery.


The Main Lodge is unlike any other treatment center...from the counselors' offices, the programming rooms, the games and leisure rooms, to the Chef's culinary skills...i was in awe. The staff, effortlessly, made me feel welcomed. I felt I belonged, I was safe.


On Top of the World Ranch , the place is amazing. The facility is beyond beautiful and lead by a staff that is the best in their field. It is tucked away in the country, just outside of the Quad Cities. Very conveniently located near airport or any of the Interstates , very easy to get to.

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