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September 28, 2010 06:00 ET

Pacific Quest Wilderness Therapy Program Welcomes New Staff Members

HILO, HI--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) -  Pacific Quest is proud to announce that Jason Adams, Ph.D. and Lindsey Baldwin, MSW have joined their wilderness therapy clinical team and Rob Jarrett has joined their admissions team.

Jason is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience treating adolescents and adults. He received a B.A. in Psychology from Arizona State University, and completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Philosophy at Brigham Young University. He was the President of Adams Psychological Assessment & Consulting, Inc., and the founder of The Parent Mastery Group. Jason's background includes psychological testing, as well as individual, family, and group therapy. 

Lindsey received a BA in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from Hamline University in Minnesota. Lindsey previously worked for an experiential rainforest preservation program in Australia, and served in the U.S. Peace Corps as an Environmental Education Volunteer. Realizing her dream of serving others, Lindsey completed her Masters of Social Work at Tulane University and received a Certificate in International Social Work.

Rob is fulfilling a longtime goal to work in wilderness therapy programs. Rob received his BA in Linguistics from UCSB, and previously worked for Stanford University and the U.S. Dept. of Energy. Rob also has hands-on experience marketing educational programs and advanced curriculum to administrative boards, schools, and parents for high-end arts-in-education programs. Rob is currently studying hand drumming in the traditional folklore style of Trinidad, accompanying dancers in performances to outreach programs for troubled youth. 

For more information regarding Pacific Quest, please visit or contact Mark Agosto, Outreach Director, at 808-937-5806 or via email at

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Pacific Quest is an outdoor behavioral healthcare ("wilderness therapy") and sustainable treatment 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 therapy and teaching sustainable life skills. Owned and operated by a veteran team of professionals with over 200 years of combined program experience, Pacific Quest offers a unique approach to treatment that is individualized for each student. Through experiential education, clinical services, a dedicated approach to health and wellness, and sustainable gardening, Pacific Quest provides a structured yet flexible outdoor therapy environment that serves the individual needs of each student, cultivating a therapy experience with personal meaning and importance.

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