Paula is from Hazard, KY and has been a part of the PCCEK healthcare team working as a hospitalist since 2018.  She is a dual certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.  Paula attended Eastern Kentucky University to obtain her BSN in 2003, MSN for Family Nurse Practitioner in 2010 and most recently completed her MSN for a post-masters certificate in mental health.  She treats a variety of mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  She is currently accepting new patients ages 6 and up.