Dr. Alex Pokorny – DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Alexandra (Alex) Pokorny is a board certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner with experience in residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient eating disorder treatment settings. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Nursing degrees at the University of Minnesota, as well as an MA degree in English at Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Pokorny became interested in mental health nursing while working at her first nursing job, in the Dorothy Day Center’s clinic. There, she witnessed firsthand how untreated mental health disorders have the power to devastate the lives of individuals and families. She is passionate about access to high quality mental health care, and strives to provide compassionate, holistic, and evidence-based care in her practice.
- DNP, MSN - University of Minnesota
- MA - Pennsylvania State University
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner