YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
Jay Bishoff, B.A.
Jay started working in the wilderness therapy industry as a program guide in 2009 for a well-known program in Utah. Jay spent their summers as a guide, and fall and winters earning their degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Factors from the University of Utah. After graduating, Jay spent time expanding their therapeutic knowledge by working for an adventure therapy program in Costa Rica and a traditional wilderness therapy program in Southern Utah. Through this time, Jay has gained a rich knowledge of supporting and inspiring others.
In March 2017, Jay started working for Pacific Quest and was instantly drawn to its whole person wellness approach. Shortly after working as a program guide Jay stepped into the supervisor position in order to continue their knowledge about the program from a different perspective. As a supervisor, Jay is responsible for supporting program guides and developing strategies for achieving student outcomes in collaboration with Clinical, Logistics, and the Wellness departments. Jay strives to support students whether it be brainstorming creative solutions, being a listening ear, or helping students gain self empowerment through their journey at Pacific Quest .
In their free time, Jay enjoys camping on the beach, swimming in the ocean, learning carpentry skills, running and reading.