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Referring Providers

About Ellen Minier, PMHNP

As a provider, Ellen believes it is important to treat the individual, not their diagnosis. She has noticed that many people introduce themselves as their diagnosis, saying “I’m Depressed” or “I’m Bipolar.” Ms. Minier believes no one should be defined by a label and puts her patients at the center of their treatment plan. She works to empower people through sharing supportive resources and suggestions, knowing that everyone needs help some of the time. Her experience cultivating strength and hope with her own mindcare allows her to bring a great degree of empathy to her work with patients, and she wants patients to know that she will be with them every step of the way. It is her sincere goal to hold out hope for her patients that they will feel better until they gain that hope for themselves. As a former chef she loves to explore the brain-gut connection and how nutrition can affect our mental health; she regularly contributes “Mood Food” columns on this topic on MindPath’s “Be Well” blog. Ms. Minier has always been drawn to the way the human mind works and has seen the powerful connections between physical and mental health.

Education & Certifications

– Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL
– Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and Registered Nurse (RN) degrees from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in Asheville, NC
– Member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association
– Certified as a Suboxone Prescriber
– Board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

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Testimonials

“I was very pleased with Ellen Minier! I felt more comfortable with Ellen’s knowledge and experience with depression and complex PTSD than any provider ever! Highly recommend!”

- T.N.

“First visit seeking therapy in almost 20 years. Ellen Minier was extremely nice and gave me some hope that I may be able to trust seeking help and doctor’s again. Thanks Ellen.”

- A.S.

“Ellen was wonderful! She is very easy to talk to and was supportive. I felt she was attentive to what I was saying and offered suggestions that were appropriate. I was very impressed with her as a clinician.”

- M.L.

“Ellen Minier is absolutely incredible. She’s warm- especially for those who need it the most. She’s fun, and I smiled… for the first time in what felt like weeks. I am fascinated by how knowledgeable she is and so excited for her to aid in my recovery.”

- A.N.
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