Mary is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who is board-certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, across a lifespan.
Mary recently joined the staff at LifeStance Health in September 2020. She stands ready to work with children and adult patients starting at age 5 and older.
Mary earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing in June 1992. She furthered her education, by obtaining her Master of Science in Administration specializing in healthcare from Central Michigan University in June 2006. Later she returned to school earning her Doctoral in Nursing Practice specializing in Psychiatric Mental Health from Brandman University in May 2018.
Mary experiences as a Registered Nurse including inpatient psychiatric care both acute and long-term care, extensive training on several medical unit which treated both acute medical and psychiatric diagnosis. Mary worked over 10 years taking care of our Veterans at various VA Hospitals. Prior to joining us, Mary worked as a nursing practitioner in an outpatient setting in community mental health traveling daily covering about six counties completing mental health evaluations and follow up care to children in schools as well as completing initial evaluation and follow up care for adults in assigned clinics.