Samantha is a board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, licensed and trained to treat psychiatric disorders in adults, children, and adolescents. Samantha graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Texas with a focus on Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing. Samantha also obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Houston.
Prior to becoming an Advanced Practice Nurse, Samantha worked for 5 years providing case management services to individuals with persistent mental illness, and survivors of family violence/sexual assault. She worked as a Registered Nurse serving patients in a psychiatric hospital setting, as well as a Partial Hospitalization Program.
Currently, Samantha provides medication management services coupled with brief therapeutic interventions to hospitalized patients struggling with a wide range of psychiatric disorders and symptoms. Through her practice she works to reduce mental health stigma and provide trauma-informed, person-centered care to the individuals she serves.