About Us

Kristy Boese,
Psychiatric Mental Heath Nurse Practitioner

Kristy BoeseKristy Boese has been a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2007. While working in rural healthcare areas, she discovered a need for better mental health services. In 2013, she graduated with a second Master’s degree as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Gonzaga University in Spokane WA.

Ms. Boese currently treats a number of common conditions:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Panic Disorders
  • Obsessive –Compulsive Disorder
  • Bipolar and other mood disorders
  • Attention deficit Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Dementia and other Geriatric psychiatric issues

Due to her experience in rural areas Ms. Boese understands the needs of the rural community.

Susan Hemion,
Mental Heath Nurse Practitioner

Susan HemionSusan Hemion brings over thirty years experience in psychiatry to her practice. She has been both a Psychiatric RN and for the past 5 years a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She is a graduate of The University of Washington School of Nursing with a Master in Nursing with a focus in psychiatry and mental health. She is board certified in psychiatric nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

She has worked in inpatient psychiatry on the Behavioral health unit at St Peter’s Hospital for the past three years. She has also worked for the Franciscan Women’s Health Services in Gig Harbor Washington.

Susan currently treats most psychiatric conditions such as:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Panic Disorders
  • Obsessive –Compulsive Disorder
  • Bipolar and other mood disorders
  • Attention deficit Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Dementia and other Geriatric psychiatric issues

Her philosophy is to work in partnership with her clients to achieve the best quality of life and to maintain a state of recovery from mental illness.

Robin BeckerRobin Becker, PMHNP, APRN

Robin has over eight years of experience in the mental health field. She graduated from Carroll College in 2007 with a Bachelors of Arts in Nursing. Robin worked as a Psychiatric RN at Shodair Children’s Hospital for six years. Additionally, she worked as a Psychiatric RN with adults and geriatric patients at Montana State Hospital and the Behavioral Health Unit at St. Peters Hospital in Helena, MT. In 2015, she earned a Master of Nursing from Montana State University. She is board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Robin provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management to treat a number of conditions including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Panic Disorders
  • Obsessive –Compulsive Disorder
  • Bipolar and other mood disorders
  • Attention deficit Disorder
  • Schizophrenia

Robin’s philosophy is to utilize a holistic approach to patient care and partner with her clients and their families to help them achieve their optimum level of mental health functioning.

W. Casey Cuddy, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Casey Cuddy began his transition to healthcare in 2006 after spending 12 years in the Internet industry. He has trained and worked as a registered nurse within various public & private sector healthcare environments, including the psychiatric medical surgical unit of University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, and the neuroscience intensive care unit of VCU Medical Center in Virginia. Since 2013, Casey has trained and worked as a PMHNP at both large urban agencies in California, and at smaller rural agencies in Montana. In addition to his engineering and MBA degrees, he completed the accelerated undergraduate nursing program at University of Binghamton in New York, and the top-ranked PMHNP graduate program at University of California, San Francisco. Casey is board certified in psychiatric nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Casey’s practice model focuses on: 1) psychoeducation intended to inform, to involve, and to empower clients, 2) a collaborative process which strives to utilize the entirety of session time for treatment, including discussion of safe and effective short- and long-term medication strategies, 3) providing frequent updates to, and seeking similar from healthcare & family team members in an effort to integrate, and to optimize treatment, and 4) remaining current with psychiatry research which then informs treatment.