Director of Clinical Nursing
I received my Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Nursing from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Prior to my education in nursing, I received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois, and my Master’s of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences from Midwestern University. As a board certified lifespan psychiatric nurse practitioner, I work with adults, young adults and adolescents who suffer from trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and addiction. I strive to empower patients to achieve their best quality of health both mentally and physically.
PMHNP-BC, Lifespan Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
2017 American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Clinical Excellence Award
Areas of Special Interest
ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Aging, Anxiety, Bipolar disorders, Behavioral concerns in children (externalizing behaviors), Career coaching, Chronic pain / pain management, Chronic illness, Clients who are adopted and their families, Clients with medically complex challenges, Cultural identity, Depression, DCF involvement, Domestic violence victims and witnesses, Dissociative disorders, Family conflicts (past or current), Foster care, Financial / business concerns, Learning disorder, Men’s issues, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct disorders, Personality disorders, Physical disabilities and/or limitations, Postpartum depression / postpartum challenges, Racial identity, Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, Self-harming behaviors, Sleep-wake disorders, Somatic symptom disorders, Substance use disorders, Suicidal ideation, Trauma and stress-related disorders, Victims of sexual violence or of sexual exploitation, Women’s issues, Workplace challenges / harassment
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Psychotherapy, Person-centered, Strengths-based