Heather Schmidtknecht, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Heather is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, which means that she is able to formulate psychiatric diagnoses, develop psychiatric treatment plans, and prescribe psychiatric medications when appropriate. She has been a Registered Nurse in a variety of settings for over 25 years, so she is knowledgeable about the bidirectional relationship between physical health and mental health. She is passionate about helping patients understand that everyday lifestyle choices influence mental health, and she works with patients to formulate holistic, mutually agreed upon treatment plans.

Outside of work Heather enjoys spending time with her friends and family, tending to her large collection of houseplants, and spoiling her three cats.