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Teri White, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, APNP
Owner of Blue Sky Mental Health/Nurse Practitioner
Teri White is a dual board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC). She started her healthcare career working in the emergency room and later went on to take care of patients in critical care, surgical, and cardiology settings. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at Clarke University in Iowa, completed her post-graduate psychiatric education and training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and received her Master of Nursing degree at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She is credentialed through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and licensed in the states of Wisconsin and New Mexico. With 17 years of health care experience, she has a broad knowledge of psychiatric and primary care for patients of all ages.
Through her journey as a healthcare provider, Teri found her niche in providing compassionate care for people with mental health disorders. While she has experience in diagnosing and treating a wide range of mental health concerns, such as psychosis and substance use disorders, she also has a passion for treating adolescents and young adults in the areas of depression, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, and ADHD. She is experienced in working with trans, non-binary, gender-nonconforming, and neurodivergent individuals.
Teri thrives in working with diverse populations and providing evidence-based treatment tailored to each patient’s unique needs. She believes in the importance of building an individualized therapeutic relationship grounded on empathy and trust in a safe and supportive environment. She meets each person where they are currently at and is committed to partnering with them on their journey toward healing and reaching their goals. In her free time, she enjoys being creative in the kitchen, trying to keep up with her very energetic black lab and tuxedo-wearing cat, painting, tackling home and garden projects, exploring places near and far, and getting outside for walks and hikes.
Sarah Robinson, MSW, LCSW
Owner of Blue Sky Psychotherapy/Clinical Social Worker
Sarah Robinson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who believes positive change is possible when a person is provided the tailored support needed to draw upon their own strengths and insight. There is value in knowing and treating the whole person and Sarah focuses on the diverse set of characteristics and circumstances that can both create life challenges and be better understood to overcome personal obstacles.
She received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with practicum experience at Mendota Mental Health as well as the VA Hospital in palliative care and women’s health. She began her psychotherapy career in Minnesota working in a correctional setting providing group and individual therapy as well as psychoeducation. Emotions and anger management, community reentry and sexual dynamics were primary areas of focus. She presented conference lectures in ethical codes and application as well as community outreach to individuals with family members involved in the criminal justice system. She values work with diverse populations and sees patients as the experts on their own unique experiences. In 2018 Sarah returned to her Madison community to practice at an outpatient clinic, treating both individuals and couples.
Sarah draws from a variety of evidenced based therapeutic approaches to assist patients in clarifying their goals, understanding their emotional experiences, and creating targeted objectives and interventions. Cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic theory, motivational interviewing and mind body integration through mindfulness and meditation are primary treatment modalities used in her practice. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys yoga, gardening, hiking, and kayaking.