Services: Therapy and Medication
Alohas! My name is Kelly, and I’m a psychiatric nurse practitioner with Talking Twenties. I am passionate about working in partnership with people to help them find and access their own strengths. As a practitioner, I am committed to walking besides you as you gain insight, learn new skills, and grow the motivation and self-belief to create the life you want to live. I firmly believe that one size (and one path) does not fit all, and my life is evidence of that. I bring a wide breadth of professional, educational and life experience to each session and understand mental wellness to be a complex intersection of biological, social and psychological factors. I believe it is important to collaboratively develop holistic treatment plans that address your individual values and help you to live your own truth.
In session with me, you can expect:
→ To be deeply seen, heard, and listened to.
→ To be included as an active participant in treatment decisions.
→ To find hope, humor, and joy in the complicated process of being human.
Depression & Bipolar
Relationship, Attachment & Family Systems Issues
Anxiety, OCD & Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
Licenses & Education
License: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (Oregon Board of Nursing; WA coming soon!)
Certification: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
Education:Master of Nursing (MN) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Oregon Health & Science University
Master of Social Work from Portland State University
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Emotional Regulation
- Advanced Motivational Interviewing Training
- Trauma-Informed Care
- Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- 200-hr Registered Yoga Teacher; Pavones Yoga Center