About Me

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner experienced in treating children, adolescents, adults and the peripartum population. Seasoned preceptor and nursing instructor. 

My goal is to empower you to be a badass, confident PMHNP in your first year of practice.

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My Background 

Education

BS in Public Health. UMASS, Amherst. 2014.

BSN in Nursing.  Regis College.  2015. 

MSN in Nursing.  Regis College. 2017.

Doctorate of Nursing Practice. UMASS, Amherst. 2021.

Certificates

I am a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, and I also received certification from Postpartum Support International in perinatal mental health.  I also hold a buprenorphine waiver. 

Experience

I started my PMHNP career in community mental health with children and adolescents. I have extensive experience in working with ages 5-65 and treating PTSD, in-utero drug exposure, ADHD, pediatric bipolar, depression, bipolar, psychosis, OCD, trichotillomania, aggression, PMADs, PMDD, DMDD, anxiety and ASD. I have spent the last two years treating young adults and the peripartum population in my private practice. 

Who I Help

I help and support new graduate PMHNPs to feel confident in developing their clinical expertise and workflow their first year of practice. I also can support PMHNP students in understanding concepts, and seasoned PMHNPs in launching a successful private practice.

How I Do It

I offer as-needed video or telephone support along with coaching packages that include texting, emailing and scheduled video calls for mentorship. 

What's in It for You

The first year of practice can be nervewracking AF.  Especially if you had crappy preceptorships.  You will gain a support partner you can bounce ideas off of, ask questions without feeling stupid, gain resources from, work on improvements on your evaluations and workflow, and more.