About Me

I have been in the field of nursing since 2010.  For years, I worked as a trauma nurse, during which time I discovered my passion for mental health.

While working as a trauma nurse, I found joy in caring for people during the most stressful moments in their lives as well as in celebrating their victories. I have been honored to be the trusted caregiver for countless patients and their families over the last twelve years.  

I have had the good fortune of working with compassionate, skilled

psychotherapists who inspire my work.

In my time as a nurse practitioner, I have enjoyed my role as psychotherapist to patients experiencing wide ranging challenges. The greatest value I provide is the emotional safety from which to discuss the hard things that are happening in your life. I will guide you through our discussions so that we may find ways to make substantive and lasting change happen for you. I have done so for many patients.

My goal is to help people thrive, not just cope.

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While prescribing medication is likely to be part of most patient's treatment plans, it is important to note that there are legal restrictions on types of medications I am able to provide in a telehealth platform.

In accordance with the Ryan Haight Act, I am legally unable to prescribe controlled substances via telepsychiatry, such as stimulants (e.g. Adderall, Ritalin) or benzodiazepines (e.g. xanax, clonazepam). In-person visits are rquired if such prescriptions are being requested.