Dr. Paulson is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who is qualified to see individuals across the lifespan. She received a diploma in Nursing from Ridgewater College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Southwest Marshall State University, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from The College of St. Scholastica. She is Board Certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is licensed as an advanced practice nurse through the Minnesota Board of Nursing.
Dr. Paulson has practiced extensively with both adolescents and adults with mental health and substance use conditions in inpatient, outpatient, and residential settings. Her comprehensive, clinical approach includes the client, their support systems, and an interdisciplinary team. This approach promotes wellness, including cultural and environmental considerations. When appropriate, Dr. Paulson's practice includes lifestyle adjustments and medications. Her clinical interests include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, sleep issues, and mental health promotion.
Dr. Paulson is a current member of The American Psychiatric Nurses Association, The American Nurses Association, The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and The Minnesota Nurses Association.
Her hobbies and interests include spending time with her husband, two children, extended family, and friends, camping, gardening, and enjoying summer days at the lake.
Dr. Paulson is here to assist in evaluation and prescribing of needed medication to improve mental health well being in children and adults.
We will work collaboratively to assist in all areas of mental health including counseling.
Dr. Paulson will be available via Telehealth via our Elk River location.
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