Kristy has 18 years of experience as a nurse and seven as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). Her nursing experience includes work in the medical/surgical hospital setting, home health, hospice, and inpatient psychiatry. She has served patients as a PMHNP in a state mental hospital and a correctional psychiatric facility in the state of Texas. Kristy enjoys helping her patients with mental illness step into a place of higher functioning, confidence, and hope. She strives to empower her patients with knowledge about their illness to feel in control of their symptoms and confident as they move forward in their journey. Kristy is licensed to practice as a PMHNP in Texas and Colorado and is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the East Texas Nurse Practitioner Association. Away from the office, Kristy loves spending time with her family, spoiling her grandchildren, reading, traveling, and looking after the family’s land, cattle, and business.