Marcia is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She works with all age groups, but her main interest is with adults and geriatrics male or female. Marcia began her nursing degree over 25 years ago as an LPN. She worked various jobs; school nurse, where she made lifetime friends, at a nursing home, then in the hospital working in geriatric psychiatry after a friend had mentioned you could work individually with patients on this unit.
She became a licensed RN from Baptist Health in 1998 and continued her interest in psychiatric nursing. Marcia achieved her MNSC degree as a Family Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from UAMS in 2013. After achieving her MNSC degree she has worked mainly in community mental health. She has considerable experience in PTSD, Schizophrenia, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar DO, and sleeping disorders. She believes in being empathetic, warm, supportive, as well as empowering patients in finding solutions. She enjoys working with a diverse range of individuals from many different backgrounds and strives to create a comfortable, non-judgmental environment for anyone and everyone.
- LPN for 25 years
- RN, 1998
- Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
- Experience in PTSD, Schizophrenia, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar DO, sleeping disorders
- I love animals (I have 10 cats).