Heidi Nealey, PMHNP-BC
Heidi Nealey brings 31+ years of nursing experience, with a focus on the acute care inpatient setting, providing care to adults, adolescents, and their families. Her credentials include a Master's in Nursing Science (MSN), Post-MSN PMHNP certification, and Board Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). Heidi's expertise is dedicated to the care of adults aged 18-50, spanning various healthcare domains, including psychiatric and addiction treatment within inpatient acute care settings, consultation services, and academic environments. Her academic journey includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from George Mason University, followed by a Master of Science in Nursing Administration (MSN). In alignment with her experience and desire to continue to grow in the mental health field in nursing she obtained a Post-MSN PMHNP certificate from Herzing University.
One of Heidi's distinctive qualities is her remarkable ability to craft comprehensive treatment plans in collaboration with her patients. Her extensive experience serves as a foundation for developing customized mental health treatment plans tailored to each individual's unique needs and aspirations. Through this approach, individuals under her care receive highly personalized attention and support, ultimately establishing the groundwork for their mental well-being. Heidi's method adopts an all-encompassing, evidence-based approach, which includes close collaboration with the patient's treatment team to ensure the most effective, holistic, and comprehensive treatment options.
Beyond her clinical practice, Heidi's passion for the field extends to her role as an educator. As didactic faculty and previous service as clinical faculty at the university level, she imparts her knowledge and expertise to shape the next generation of nursing professionals. Her dedication to teaching reflects her commitment to the advancement of healthcare and the promotion of excellence in the field. Heidi Nealey is not only a seasoned practitioner but also a dedicated educator, exemplifying her profound commitment to the growth and evolution of healthcare.