Valerie Neitsch is a certified Physician Assistant with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Psychiatry. She is licensed to practice in the states of Texas and Washington to practice as a Physician Assistant. Valerie has experience working with Ketamine, Esketamine, TMS, and medication management therapies.
As a clinician, I value collaboration and creating a safe space for my patients. I will work collaboratively with them, involving them in the decision-making process and tailoring their treatment plan to their individual needs and goals. Ultimately, my goal is to support and empower my patients on their journey to improved mental well-being.
The most important factor in a provider-patient relationship is trust. Establishing a foundation of trust allows for open and honest communication, fostering a deeper understanding of the patient’s needs and concerns. Trust enables the development of a strong therapeutic alliance, leading to better outcomes and a more fulfilling patient experience.
I cherish the opportunity to make a positive impact on my patients’ lives by helping them navigate their mental health challenges and witnessing their growth and resilience. Secondly, I find immense satisfaction in the collaborative nature of my work, as I enjoy working alongside patients, their families, and other healthcare professionals to develop comprehensive treatment plans tailored to individual needs. Finally, creating a safe and supportive environment where patients feel heard, understood, and empowered is incredibly rewarding.
When I’m not working, I enjoy crafting and exploring new exciting places with my husband. Whether it’s crocheting, drawing, or crafting unique pieces, I find immense joy in the process and the satisfaction of creating something with my own hands. Additionally, I love embarking on adventures with my husband, discovering new restaurants, shops, and hidden gems. It’s a wonderful way for us to unwind, create memories, and continually find inspiration outside of the clinical setting.