Tiara Shackleford is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner. She began her career in healthcare as a Certified Nurse Assistant at the tender age of 15 years old through the Allied Health career path in high school. Since that time, she has logged over 15 years in various areas of patient care as a CNA, Health Center Assistant, Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner. Her clinical experience includes Mental Health, Addiction, Trauma, Surgical, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Family and Student Health. Throughout her career Tiara had a special interest for mental health that started during her mental health rotations in nursing school. During that time she realized how important it was to not only focus on treating the physical illness, but also the emotional, mental and spiritual aspects as well. Tiara believes a holistic approach is crucial to healing. She continues to live by her favorite quote, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. -Maya Angelou. In her free time, you can find her enjoying her husband and sweet baby boy.
Believe you can and you're halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt