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Elizabeth Heim

PMHNP-BC

Elizabeth grew up in Leavenworth, Kansas and lived there for most of her childhood. She completed her BS in nursing at the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, and then her graduate studies to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Wilkes University. Fortunately for Elizabeth, she knew at a young age that she wanted to work in behavioral health. This awareness led her to pursue her experience and education in an early and deliberate manner.

“When I was an RN working as a psychiatric nurse, I became really interested in medications and how they work,” Elizabeth said. “I was also working with an excellent psychiatric nurse practitioner at the time. She helped me understand which medications work well with certain types of patients.”

After several years of working with children as an RN on psychiatric units, Elizabeth sought more education to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner.

She also sees adults up to age 60 to treat anxiety, depression, ADHD, bipolar and trauma-related issues.

Elizabeth has learned the value of psychotropic medications coupled with psychotherapy.

“I love knowing that I can make a positive difference in someone’s life,” she said.

Specializations:

ADHD/ADD • Adults • Anorexia and Bulimia • Anxiety • Autism Spectrum • Binge Eating • Bipolar Disorder • Chronic Insomnia • Depression and Mood Disorders • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) • Teens/Adolescents