Pacific Quest is pleased to welcome Yvette Hinojosa as a Primary Clinician! Yvette has extensive experience serving children, adolescents, young adults and families. Her experience has provided her with a unique perspective on health and wellness that has evolved into a holistic approach acknowledging the whole person.
Yvette graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a BA in Ethnic Studies and earned her Master’s degree in Psychology & Art Therapy from Phillips Graduate Institute (PGI), in Encino, CA. Prior to joining the Pacific Quest clinical team, Yvette served as the Clinical Supervisor for Hawaii Behavioral Health in Hilo, where she supervised 22 adult paraprofessionals working with ASD and SED students. As a clinical therapist, she addressed a broad spectrum of psychological and behavioral issues. Yvette has extensive experience facilitating art therapy groups and managing crises, as well as a strong background assisting clients with stress, self-esteem, peer pressure, identity issues, anger management and suicidal ideation. Her treatment modalities include Humanistic approach, CBT, Solution-Focused and Narrative Therapy modalities. Yvette comments, “By teaching meditation, using mindfulness psychology, I teach observing the nature of the mind, breath work and stress reduction with my clients. I look forward to sharing my experience and unique perspective to enrich the Pacific Quest participants and professional team!”