Psychiatry in Costa Mesa, California Victoria Hughes, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

License: PMHNP

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in Costa Mesa, California Victoria Hughes, PMHNP-BC

Victoria Hughes, PMHNP-BC

Victoria Hughes is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in California who has been practicing since 2022. She has a BSN from Saint Mary’s-Samuel Merritt an MSN, PMHNP from Maryville University and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau: International honor society for academic excellence and leadership in nursing. The most powerful healing medicine is caring. Victoria believes health is finding balance in all areas of your life. She offers a holistic, thoughtful, and collaborative approach to care. She is adept at aligning with your needs and respecting your philosophy of health to empower you toward your desired outcome. Victoria brings a wide range of diverse experiences to her practice. With ten years of experience as a cardiac intensive care/trauma nurse, she has a solid foundation in medical management as well as caring for people and families in crisis. While living in the rainforest in Costa Rica for over a decade, Victoria built a retreat center and founded a company dedicated to the healing arts. The focus was on mind-body wellness, incorporating holistic healing styles. She offered weekly group therapy sessions with rotating themes such as radical acceptance/forgiveness, examining belief systems, developing mindfulness, and more. She taught meditation, yoga, Reiki, and held retreats for the community and global travelers. Victoria served as the director of health and wellness for a wilderness therapy program for young adults who were struggling with an array of life challenges. She hopes to partner with you on your journey to mind-body health. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys yoga, mediation/mindfulness, travel, skiing, martial arts, nature, and her children.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Victoria Hughes. You can also call 925-282-1778 to have someone assist you.

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