Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Hopfenspirger has worked in several nursing and advanced practice nursing specialties, including psychiatry, family practice and cardiology, since 2004. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree for Family Nurse Practitioner from St. Louis University in 2012 and went on to receive her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of Minnesota in 2014. She joined the Lakeview Clinic team in August of 2019.
Dr. Hopfenspirger provides comprehensive psychiatric diagnostic evaluations and on-going medication management for a variety of patients across the lifespan. Her clinical practice interests include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, thought disorders, serious and persistent mental illness, PTSD, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. She has provided psychiatric care in a variety of settings, including family practice, pediatrics, specialty clinics, county community mental health outpatient clinics, teen/young adult community clinics and corrections.