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Trent Hansen, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Director of Clinical Services

Trent Hansen began his mental health career on the front lines, working over three years in Utah as a direct care staff at a wilderness therapy program for troubled youth, at a long-term care state hospital, and at a short-term acute psychiatric hospital. As part of his university education, he received two years of training in counseling mentally ill youth, adults, and court ordered clients. After completing his Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Utah, he returned home to Las Vegas, NV, and became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Trent worked nearly four years at a residential treatment center, providing individual, family, and group therapy to youth with mental health and sexual behavior problems. Next, he worked at one of the largest outpatient psychotherapy clinics in town, helping a wide variety of clients with many different problems, and on weekends traveled to emergency rooms to do acute mental health evaluations. He then returned to treating adolescents in a group home setting and joined Eagle Quest in 2011.

As Clinical Director at Eagle Quest, Trent continues to help at-risk youth and families, foster care clients, and youth and adults in the community. He leads Eagle Quest’s clinical team in using evidenced-based practices and assuring successful outcomes. He has helped expand Eagle Quest’s services to include substance abuse treatment to meet the community’s needs. In helping clients, he individualizes treatment to each client, and has skills and training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Therapy. He also obtained additional training to become a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Professional (CSOTP). He works closely with the community leaders, helping the agency partner with the Department of Juvenile Justice, Family Services, and the Division of Child and Family Services. Trent is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), and has been the chair of the JSO Coalition of Clark County (2014-2016) and Interim-President of the Nevada ATSA chapter (2015-2016). Trent enjoys travel and loves new technology, music, and reading psychology related books.




Roxanne Aronson

Clinical Social Worker Intern

Roxanne completed her Bachelor’s in Social Work at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and her Master’s in Social Work at the University of New England. She enjoys being outdoors, hiking, and spending time with her family. She has volunteered for the past five years as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in foster care. She is passionate about assisting others to improve their well-being. She uses a friendly, warm approach, and is serious about encouraging clients to reach their therapeutic goals. She uses therapeutic approaches such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Client Focused Therapy to do this.



Hillary Mirabal

Clinical Social Worker Intern

Hillary Mirabal is originally from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico. She is a Master of Social Work graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a Licensed Social Worker through the State of Nevada, and a Clinical Social Worker Intern for Eagle Quest. She has been working in Mental Health for over 4 years as a Qualified Behavioral Aide (QBA) and Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA), and is now a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) credentialed through Nevada Medicaid and Amerigroup. She is also a Group Exercise Instructor, teaching group exercise classes on her days off as well as in the evenings. She educates and empowers people daily on the benefits of exercise for overall physical health and mental health.



Esmeralda Rico-Aldaz

Clinical Social Worker Intern

Esme Rico-Aldáz graduated in 2008 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and again in 2013 with her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She specializes in working with children and youth in the foster care, probation, and parole, and with perpetrators of sexual abuse. The therapeutic approach she utilizes is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also has social work experience in hospice, nursing homes, and school settings.



Jonathan Senda

Clinical Social Worker Intern

Jonathan Senda earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a Minor in Counseling-Addiction Treatment and Prevention from Nevada State College in 2012. Post-graduation, he garnered nearly three years of work experience in Las Vegas working as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker at a bilingual counseling center and as a Bilingual In-Home Family Consultant at a local non-profit. In 2016, Jonathan Senda graduated with his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan where he was awarded the integrated health scholarship. During his graduate training, Jonathan was placed at the Kidney Transplant Center at the University of Michigan Health System, where he assisted patients in adequately addressing psychosocial needs while awaiting to be transplanted. Using his graduate training and related work experience he aims to use evidence informed interventions to assist individuals meet their substance use, mental health, or physical health related goals.



Zachary Tippetts

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Zach is a native of Las Vegas. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Brigham Young University – Hawaii, and his Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He considers himself very blessed to have a profession that allows him to offer help to others. He enjoys camping, hiking, and fishing, as well as any hands-on task. In treatment, he uses many evidence-based techniques when working with his clients, including aspects of cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused therapy. He understands that change comes from within a person, and he works with each of his clients at his or her own pace. He views therapy with the perspective that mental health issues are highly treatable, and can be significantly reduced and/or completely eliminated with the proper treatment. His goal is to provide his clients with the tools they need in order to make changes that will last throughout their lives.