NorthStar Academy
Charting a Clear Course for Teens & Their Families

Staff Bios

Colm McCarthy Lister


After 6 months being the yoga instructor at Northstar, Colm joined the Coach/Mentor team, as a part time team member. His passion for helping youth find their way, and familiarity with the Northstar program, made him a great addition to the team. His role as coach/mentor includes: helping students develop short and long term goals in fitness and academics, individual tutoring in the classroom, assisting with therapeutic groups, and going out for field trips or recreational therapy. 

"Frankly, there is not anyone you couldn't learn to love, if you listen to their story."