Elizabeth A. Keller, APRN-BC, is an board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), in addition to being a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She uses these skills in combination to provide her clients with holistic mental health care.
Psychiatric Medication Management
Psychiatric medications can be useful in the treatment of mental disorders such as depression, anxiety disorders (including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), bipolar (manic) depression, psychosis, and other major mental disorders. Elizabeth is licensed to treat these illnesses under the supervision of a Board Certified Psychiatrist.
Psychotherapy is an interpersonal, relational intervention used by trained psychotherapists to aid clients in problems of living. This usually includes increasing individual sense of well-being and reducing subjective discomforting experience. Psychotherapists employ a range of techniques based on experiential relationship building, dialogue, communication and behavior change and that are designed to improve the mental health of a client or patient, or to improve group relationships (such as in a family). Psychotherapy may be performed by practitioners with a number of different qualifications, including psychologists, marriage and family therapists, licensed clinical social workers, psychiatric nurses, and psychiatrists.
Yoga is an Indian spiritual path aimed at achieving the union with the Supreme Consciousness. Some yogas go beyond it and aim at the spiritual transformation of the entire human nature and obtaining immortality even for the physical body. A practitioner of Yoga is called a Yogi (male) or Yogini (female). Outside India, yoga is mostly associated with the practice of asanas (postures) of Hatha Yoga or as a form of exercise.
Bach flowers Remedies
Bach flowers Remedies are dilutions of flower material developed by Edward Bach, an English physician and homeopath, in the 1930s. The remedies are used primarily for emotional and spiritual conditions, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, insomnia and stress. More information can be found in the blog section.
Meditation is a discipline of consciousness, beyond the conditioned, “thinking” mind, in a state of relaxation. It often involves turning attention to a single point of reference. Meditation is recognized as a component of almost all religions, and has been practiced for over 5,000 years.It is also practiced outside religious traditions. Different meditative disciplines encompass a wide range of spiritual and/or psychophysical practices which may emphasize different goals — from achievement of a higher state of consciousness, to greater focus, creativity or self-awareness, or simply a more relaxed and peaceful frame of mind.