Tyris "Ty" Ford is a Doctor of Nursing Practice board-certified Nurse Practitioner. He believes in providing holistic care to all his patients by addressing one's mental, spiritual, and physical health during his patient encounters. Ty began his nursing journey 11 years ago as a medical assistant, then obtained his Registered Nursing Degree and worked in various healthcare settings for five years. After that, he received his Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree specializing in Family Medicine and later served as the Director of Clinical Services for a nonprofit focused on mental health, primary care, and gender and reproductive health. As a result, he gained a wealth of experience managing the mental health challenges of patients from various backgrounds. Over time, his experiences have helped him cultivate love and compassion for the patients he serves. When so many worldly factors can interfere with one's health, Ty believes supporting a patient's mental and spiritual health are of the utmost importance to help them live an overall healthy life filled with infinite joy. In addition, he loves being explorative and seeking new adventures in his spare time, especially hiking, where he can be agile and free to do yoga and meditate to help rejuvenate his mind, body, and soul.
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