Silouan Green graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BS in Mathematics and then accepted a commission in the United States Marine Corps. After being disability discharged from the Marines due to a jet crash, he began a 30,000 mile motorcycle journey to heal that ended when he stopped to publish what became an internationally distributed, award-winning outdoors magazine, Bearfoot Magazine- Journal of Northern California Outdoors. He then developed The Ladder UPP life skills program which has been used world wide by our military, law enforcement, veterans, first responders, and many others to process and overcome the trials and transitions of life and service. He has also published two books, “Sycamore Hill” and “Who Am I?"
Silouan has taught and spoken to a wide variety of organizations and groups including: Department of Homeland Security, National Association of Hostage Negotiators, Broward County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, Chicago PD, Walter Reed Medical Center, Fort Bragg, the University of California, the University of Wisconsin, Indiana University, Purdue University, Fort Campbell, Camp LeJeune, the American Red Cross, the Marine Corps League, the Indiana Department of Mental Health, Mental Health America, the National Association of Mental Illness, the Veterans Administration, the National Guard, hundreds of police and sheriff’s departments, countless conventions and many other mental health and community organizations across the country.