Kristen Skinner, ARNP received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Mississippi, and then her Master’s of Science in Nursing at the University of Alabama Birmingham with a focus on Adult and Geriatric care. She is board certified in the state of Washington and nationally certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Kristen strongly believes in a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to pain management, with a special interest in helping patient’s incorporate behavior management techniques into a pain management program. Kristen is married to her college sweetheart, Dane, who also works in the health care field. In her spare time, she is a competitive weightlifter and enjoys other sports activities like skiing, hiking, and Ole Miss football.