MERRIE KAAS Ph.D, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

Philosophy

Merrie is warm, attentive, and supportive in her role as a therapist.  She has extensive experience in the field of mental health both as a therapist and as an associate professor.  She wrote about what originally drew her into the field of mental health, "I loved puzzles - people are unique puzzles and I like helping them find the pieces of their lives that make them whole.  Most clients already have the answers to their questions, but just need a little support and guidance to make those answers clear."

Her Practice

Merrie provides both therapy and medication management services.  As a full time instructor at the University of Minnesota in the school of nursing doctoral program, she is available only on Wednesdays, and a few Tuesdays each month.

Specialties

  • Geriatric populations

  • Medication management

  • Board of Nursing referrals for corrective action

  • Mood disorders

  • GeneSight Testing


Education

Merrie has her BS in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.  She also has a Doctorate of Nursing Science from the University of California in San Francisco.  She is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing for the University of Minnesota. 

 

615 1st Ave NE STE 310, Minneapolis, MN 55413, USA

6448 Main St, North Branch, MN 55056, USA

P: (612) 436-0295

F: (612) 436-0163

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