Pacific Quest outdoor therapy program is setting new standards in quality care and integrative whole-person wellness for struggling teens and young adults. Currently, Pacific Quest is the only behavioral healthcare program of its kind with two full time Naturopathic Doctors on staff. Medical Director and Naturopathic Doctor, Britta Zimmer and Maile Green, ND, LAc, RN work together to develop comprehensive individualized wellness plans for adolescents and young adults. Naturopathic Physicians (N.D.) are trained to serve as primary care practitioners who are experts in the prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment of both acute and chronic health conditions.
Dr. Britta Zimmer is a board certified, licensed Naturopathic Physician, receiving her BA from the University of Virginia and ND from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Zimmer completed a comprehensive Naturopathic Family Practice Residency in Portland Oregon, which included extensive work at Outside In, a community clinic providing health care for at risk youth. Dr. Zimmer is a licensed primary care physician in the state of Hawaii. In a recent interview, Dr. Zimmer stated, “my goal is for the students at Pacific Quest to be empowered and inspired to take control of their own health by learning about nutrition, the healing arts, and how their body works.”
As a Naturopathic Doctor, Acupuncturist and Registered Nurse, Dr. Maile Green works side-by-side with Dr. Britta Zimmer and Psychiatric Doctor Shelly Ham. Dr. Green received her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Acupuncture from Bastyr University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Northern Colorado. She is part of the American Holistic Nurses Association, American Holistic Medical Association and the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.