Kelsey Lamb is a board certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Early in her career as a nurse, Kelsey worked in acute mental health settings. This experience inspired her to return to school to become a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Master of Science in Nursing.
She formerly practiced as an outpatient Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Panama City, Florida before relocating to the Cedar Rapids area. Kelsey provides mental health medication management care for children, adolescents, and adults. Her specialties include anxiety, depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and bipolar disorder.
A dog lover, Kelsey has three golden doodles. She loves traveling and going on cruises. And, even though she’s a fairly recent transplant to the Midwest, she is a Hawkeye and Cubs fan!
It’s OK to Not be OK
“People think I should be able to handle my illnesses without medicine. In reality without my medicine, my illnesses would handle me.”Sara Caesar
There is no difference between your brain not being able to make the correct levels of neurotransmitters and wearing glasses to correct your vision. The brain is, in fact, the most complex organ in the body. Mental illnesses are disorders of the brain. Taking medication is not a weakness it can help you feel strong again.
Many people struggle with intense emotions struggle with feeling lonely, misunderstood, and believe there is something wrong with them. If you feel this way, please consider reaching out for additional support and guidance. You deserve to enjoy life no matter your diagnosis.