Amy is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC), with a Master’s in Nursing Practice (ARNP). She has over 10 years of nursing experience in acute, rehabilitation, home health, and psychiatric care across the lifespan. Her goal is to provide a care of excellence to people struggling with mental wellness impacting their quality of life. Together she works to build a therapeutic relationship giving respect, dignity, and autonomy. She meets the individual “right where they are” with no judgments or preconceived ideals.
Amy uses a client-centered approach utilizing shared decision-making. She targets her treatment plan using evidence-based practice combined with a holistic approach to treat the mind, body, and soul. She provides medication management and supportive psychotherapy guidance to navigate life’s challenges. Her focus in mental wellness is anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention deficit disorder, insomnia, grief, life transition, and more.
She presents with compassion, integrity, and knowledge. She provides quality care of comprehensive mental health services for adults ages 18-65 years old. Amy possesses strong clinical skills enhanced by her natural ability to build rapport with patients and families. As a PMHNP, Amy’s role is multifaceted; educator, mental health advocate and counselor. Amy values advocating for innovations in healthcare and behavioral medicine, lobbying to break down the stigma related to mental illness, and interdisciplinary education with inter-professional collaboration across healthcare organizations.
Favorite Quote: “You are not alone. You are seen. I am with you. You are not alone”; -Shonda Rhimes
Leisure Interests: Hanging with her dog, kickboxing, reading, listening to music, laughing, singing in the car, enjoying the outdoors and living by faith.