MEET COURTNEY JOACHIM
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER, BOARD CERTIFIED
Courtney graduated from Simmons College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and worked as a registered nurse for several years. Her nursing career included working on a medical surgical floor, as a traveling nurse, in an outpatient gastroenterology clinic, and at a clinic for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She earned her degree from Regis College as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and has worked in the emergency department at Mass General Hospital as well as The Triangle Partial Hospitalization Program at HRI Hospital which provides treatment to the LGBTQIA+ community.
Courtney’s expertise includes treating mood disorders, anxiety, depression, and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). She is passionate about the mind body connection and the influence of daily choices and habits on mental health including sleep, nutrition, movement. She believes in the power of being a part of an integrated medical team. She loves tacos, ice-cream, and walking in the woods with her golden retriever, Milo, who assists in client treatment at Windhorse Counseling.
“Alannah and Courtney have transformed the way I relate to others and myself. The improvement I see in my life and general well-being in the time that I have been working with them is tremendous, and I feel so much more in control of my daily anxieties and moods than I was before. I genuinely look forward to my meetings with each of them, and I am endlessly grateful for all they have done for me.”