Jo is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). She completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and PMHNP post graduate training at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, with her Master’s degree and FNP training at the University of Saint Francis. Jo is trained to provide individualized and inclusive high level patient care across the lifespan; her experience enables her to see the individual as a whole being and understand the relationship between physical and mental health. The approach Jo uses to establish and foster a long lasting therapeutic relationship is an environment of mutual respect and teamwork.
“My goal is to develop an individualized plan of care applying the best evidence-based treatment with other tools and modalities for personalized care focused on the best outcomes for the client. I want clients to feel empowered regarding the role they play in their care. I want them to see value in themself as an individual, and how we can achieve great things as a team.”
Outside of work Jo enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs. You would likely find her searching out new coffee shops in her spare time.
BCBS PPO, Cigna, Aetna PPO and Optum/United PPO