Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Adult Mental Health
MSN-PMHNP from Gonzaga University
BSN from Oregon Health & Science University
Susan is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). She sees clients across the lifespan with additional training in child and adolescent mental health. As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner her work includes psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, treatment planning, psychiatric medication management, crisis intervention, and individual and family therapy.
Susan views her role as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner to be a resource for her clients’ journey towards their ideal self and more specifically, their optimal level of health and well-being. She believes that an individual is the expert regarding their health, and given the opportunity and the acquisition of needed skills, they are capable of achieving their goals and creating a sense of meaning and purpose in their lives.
Susan originally hails from Vermont but has been an Oregon resident for approximately twenty years. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring all that Oregon has to offer, dining out, reading, and spending time with her family and her two dogs.