She/Her/HersAdvanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Practice: Lavender Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Anna is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Masters' of Science in Nursing at Oregon Health & Science University. Anna's specializations include Anxiety, Bipolar, College & Graduate Student Mental Health, Depression, Insomnia/Sleep Issues, LGBTQIA+ Care, Life Transitions, Loss/Grief, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Sexual Health/Dysfunction, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Stress Management and Women's Issues.
We believe that psychiatric care shouldn't be expensive, intimidating or impossible to access which is why we strive to respond to clients right away or within 24 hours of inquiry; and we always have appointments available within one week. Our team of friendly, board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioners care deeply for their communities and are committed to providing high-quality, accessible care that is backed by science.
At Lavender, we help people flourish. Our specialties include offering supportive therapy and medication management for individuals coping with ADHD, adjustment reactions, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and mood disorders.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Years of Experience: 16 years
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Local Liaison to SPI, 2017 - Present
Willamette Health & Wellness, LLC, Director and Founder; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner., 2013 - 2023
Central City Concern, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Contract Employee, 2010 - 2015
Bridge City Counseling, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Private Practitioner, 2010 - 2013
New Perspectives Center, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Contract Employee, 2007 - 2011
Legacy Emanuel Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Contract Employee, 2010 - 2011
Marion County Behavioral Health – Psychiatric Crisis Center, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Contract Employee, 2008 - 2009
Multnomah County Inverness Jail, On-call Registered Nurse, 2006 - 2008
MSN Oregon Health & Science University, , 2007
Oregon Health & Science University, RN course work completed, , 2005
MA, East Carolina University, Clinical Psychology, , 1995
BA, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Biology and Psychology, , 1993