Susan P. Lax, a certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, has joined Community Health Services of Lamoille Valley.

She brings 15 years of professional experience to her position as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Susan had worked at Springfield Medical Care Systems, serving patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including working at the Windham Center, a 10-bed inpatient psychiatric unit.

Before moving to Vermont, Susan held a variety of positions in the Boston area. She earned her master’s degree in psychiatric/mental health and primary care nursing at the Institute of Health Professions at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Lax has worked in diverse settings, including hospitals, mental health clinics, adolescent residential programs and private practice settings, and she possesses expertise in a range of techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, sensorimotor psychotherapy and mindfulness practices.

Susan will see patients at the Behavioral Health & Wellness Center in Morrisville and Stowe Family Practice.

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