Kathleen Barbiyeru is a board-certified nurse practitioner. She started her career working as a medical scribe in an Emergency Department and went on to obtain her Registered Nursing Degree and Master’s of Science in Nursing Degree from Loyola University Chicago. She has worked in many diverse areas including Urgent Care, Pain Management, Dermatology, and most recently, telemedicine. Her recent work in telemedicine highlighted the increased need for mental healthcare providers so she is currently working on her Post-Master’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification. She believes telemedicine is the future of healthcare, especially when it comes to increasing access to high quality mental health services. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 sons, eating at new restaurants, and burning off those calories at CrossFit.
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