Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2011. She was honored as a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and board certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center as a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Jennifer has over 18 years of experience as a registered nurse in neurosurgery, orthopedics, critical care and psychiatry. Her psychiatric experience includes inpatient, outpatient and emergency services. She worked as an RN at John Peter Smith Psychiatric Emergency Services before receiving her Master’s degree. Jennifer’s clinical experience includes working with adolescents, adults and older adults with attention deficit disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and chemical dependency. She has experience as a Nurse Practitioner in both private practice and governmental entities, including working with Homeless in Tarrant County and at a Maximum Security Forensic State Hospital. Jennifer is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, Texas Nurses Association and the Neuroscience Education Institute. Jennifer works in collaboration with your physician to evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders. Her hobbies include quilting, sewing and knitting. She is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with her family.