Shelley Strojny is a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She has been an RN since 1991 and a Psychiatric Mental Health NP since 2010. She graduated from UW Oshkosh with her BSN and Rush University in Chicago, IL with her NP. She went on to complete her Ph.D. in psychology in 2014, successfully defending her dissertation on panic disorder. She published a Christian children’s book “Do you know Bailey?” in 2016. In addition to working part-time at Empower Mental Health Clinic, she also remains active in academia and research, teaching in UW Oshkosh’s nursing program. She has special interests in women’s peri/postmenopausal mental health care, anxiety disorders, and alternative/holistic means to achieve mental health. Shelley is a native to Central Wisconsin. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband Tom and dogs. Hobbies include taking long walks, swimming, cooking/baking, flower gardening, and reading.