Hilo, HI (PRWEB) September 27, 2012
Pacific Quest, an outdoor therapy program in Hawaii, is pleased to announce the promotion of Hilary Moses as the new Clinical Director. Hilary is an LCSW with over 13 years of experience working with adolescents and families in a variety of settings. She earned her MSW from Bryn Mawr, Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research in Pennsylvania. She spent four years working for a wilderness program in Idaho, initially as a Field Instructor, then as a Therapist and finally as the Clinical Director. Soon after, Hilary moved to the Big Island and began working as the Primary Therapist at Pacific Quest wilderness therapy program and later as the Therapeutic Program Director. Hilary is well known for direct, honest, clear communication and her positive results with family systems and student relationships. Mike McKinney, Executive Director, added, “Hilary’s strong work ethic and integrity are an integral part of the counseling department at Pacific Quest. We are proud to have her in this role.”
In this new role, Hilary will train and supervise the Pacific Quest Clinical team, help develop the Parent Coaching and Family Services components and contribute to the overall Clinical support of the Field Staff. Hilary is responsible for overseeing clinical appropriateness for new students and serves as a support and added resource to the Admission department and admission process. As Clinical Director, Hilary is also responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with referring professionals and oversee the hiring of new clinicians.
About Pacific Quest
Pacific Quest is an outdoor therapeutic program for struggling teens and young adults, located on the Big Island of Hawaii. Their wilderness programs offer a clinical, yet holistic approach to treatment, going beyond traditional wilderness therapy and teaching sustainable life skills. Pacific Quest’s proprietary therapeutic model is a groundbreaking approach that uses organic gardening to create concrete metaphors for its students as they cultivate their own health and happiness. Pacific Quest provides an environment that allows for a true discovery process for its students, a place that is safe, structured, experiential and natural. Owned and operated by a veteran team of professionals with hundreds of years of combined wilderness program experience, Pacific Quest offers a unique approach to treatment that is individualized for each student.