Kristiana Avery is a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner working to prevent and treat mental illness and other emotional, behavioral and relational issues. She is trained to treat across the lifespan - children, adolescents, adults - including pregnant and post-partum women and geriatric populations. She has full prescriptive authority to prescribe all classes of medications and practices holistic interventions as well.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Kristiana completed her undergraduate degree in Communications and Psychology from Hasting College in Hastings, NE. After a brief stint as a gymnastics coach at University of Denver, she attended nursing school at Creighton University in Omaha, NE where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Her nursing career began at University of Colorado Hospital where she worked for five years conducting inpatient work with severe and acute psychiatric patients. During this time, she began teaching for the College of Nursing at University of Colorado and has held various clinical faculty positions on and off for the past eight years. In 2010, Kristiana graduated from University of Colorado-Anschutz Medical Campus with a Masters of Science in the Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program. Most recently she has worked with Registered Nurses (RN's) who have returned to school to complete the same Masters program from which she graduated. As a firm believer in lifelong learning, she is also currently completing her PhD in Bio-Behavioral Science at University of Colorado.
Kristiana currently resides in Denver, CO and loves living the Colorado lifestyle, enjoying time outside with her family and friends as much as possible. She enjoys skiing, golf, running and yoga. She believes that being active is an essential part of mental wellness and incorporates this into her treatment methods. She is a passionate football fan, cheering for the Broncos every week. With a young family, Kristiana's personal experiences help her to understand the challenges that come with balancing everyday life as a wife, mother, friend and professional.
INITIAL EVALUATION (approximately 75-90 minutes) - $200
FOLLOW-UP WITH THERAPY (approximately 30 minutes) - $150
FOLLOW-UP/MEDICATION CHECK (approximately 15-30 minutes) - $110
ACCEPTED PAYMENT METHODS
We currently accept the following payment methods for services rendered:
· Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express)
We are currently accepting a limited number of Medicaid clients. All Medicaid clients will need to present their Medicaid card and will be responsible for their co-pay at time of service.