REBECCA OLANDER, PMHNP-BC
Rebecca Olander is a board certified Psychiatric Family Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Her primary focus is in children, adolescents and young adults. Rebecca has experience in psychiatric evaluation and treatment of ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, behavioral disorders, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, depression and bipolar disorder. Rebecca has a special interest in autism spectrum disorder.
Rebecca completed a post-master’s degree in mental health in 2010 and has been working in private practice since 2010. Prior to that, Rebecca worked for 20 years as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in cardiology. Due to Rebecca’s background, she has a keen understanding of the inter-relationship between physical and mental health and the importance of collaboration with the healthcare team.
Rebecca and her husband adopted four of their five children at older ages and one with special needs. This experience gives her an appreciation of the challenges families face when living with mental health concerns and special needs. She has a passion for working with children and families, empowering them to live life to its fullest.