Lindsey is a board-certified Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), licensed and trained to treat behavioral and mental health concerns across the lifespan. She received her Master of Science in Nursing in the Leadership in Diverse Settings program, as well as her PMHNP Post-Master’s Certification from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to entering into advanced practice nursing, Lindsey worked as a registered nurse at an inpatient psychiatric hospital providing behavioral and medical care to children, adolescents, and adults with a range of psychiatric diagnoses and mental health needs. As a nurse practitioner, she has prior experience practicing at multiple substance use treatment facilities helping clients throughout their recovery journey, including medically-assisted detox, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs.
Her primary areas of interest are working with clients and families struggling with addiction, as well as anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and PTSD. She has a wide array of training and experience providing trauma-informed care to Veterans, as well as to survivors of child abuse, sexual assault, exploitation, and domestic violence. She enjoys serving the community and has experience volunteering with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), SAFE Alliance, Austin Children’s Shelter, Coats for Kids, Divine Canines, and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin and Central Texas.
Lindsey strives to meet her patients where they are with an empathetic, compassionate, and non-judgmental approach. She works collaboratively with the patient to support their goals while utilizing therapeutic Motivational Interviewing techniques, and providing evidence-based treatment and medication management. She aims to help her patients find peace, hope, and joy for life!