Shirley J. Bakker
Shirley J. Bakker
Cerebral Prescriber
ABOUT Shirley J. Bakker

Shirley Bakker is a board-certified nurse practitioner. She has several years of experience in mental health care in Florida and Arizona. Shirley has 28 years of nursing practice with a wide range of specialties including inpatient and outpatient care. Shirley agrees with Cerebral’s mission statement that everyone deserves access to non-judgmental mental health care. Joining Cerebral has provided the opportunity to aid patients in their mental health journey. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and traveling.

This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself in this moment. May I give myself the compassion I need. - Kristen Neff

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If you're in emotional distress, here are some resources for immediate help:
National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
Call 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line:
Text Home to 741-741
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