Who We Are
Meet The Team
Mental Health Specialist
Stacey has an eclectic range of experience and is the founding provider at Hygge BH&W. She is a proud United States Air Force veteran and former military analyst. After separating from active duty, Stacey returned to school to obtain her second Bachelor's degree and began her nursing career. She has been working in behavioral health care since first becoming a registered nurse in 2015. Her experience also includes providing infertility care at an assisted reproduction surgery center. Stacey is proud to have graduated with honors from The Ohio State University with her Master of Science in Nursing and is a ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
Stacey was raised in a military family, living in 4 different countries and attending more than a dozen schools across the United States. She currently resides in Newark, OH with her husband, their 6 children, and two dogs. While Stacey has experience providing psychiatric care from ages 4-80, her passions include holistic health care, reproductive psychiatry, women's and adolescent mental health.
If you are seeking a provider that will listen to your concerns and treat you with humanity and respect in a casual and comfortable environment, Stacey is the NP for you!
Andrea has been working in the medical field as a registered nurse for 11 years and a nurse practitioner for the last 5 years. She has advanced training in both family practice and psychiatry. Andrea's experience includes emergency medicine, family practice, geriatric long-term care and pediatric, adolescent and adult psychiatry.
Andrea has a passion for helping people ensure that both their physical and mental health needs are met, as she understands the important balance between the two. Her laid-back, positive energy and outgoing personality will help get you on the right track to your best self and feel comfortable doing so.
Andrea was born and raised in Newark and currently resides in Newark with her husband, Rob, and 3 dogs. While currently pursuing a Doctorate of Nursing (DNP), Andrea is researching additional treatment methods for ongoing psychiatric diagnoses. Well-versed in all areas of psychiatry with all ages, Andrea has special interests in Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and dual-diagnosis. She prides herself in being very easygoing so patients feel safe and comfortable in her care.
Nia has worked in the nursing field for the last 13 years. Her first years were spent at Mount Carmel East Hospital working in the Neuroscience Department and she later moved to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center East. At OSU, Nia worked as an RN in the Intensive Care, Progressive Care, Endoscopy and Medical / Surgical units. Her experience in a variety of settings throughout the scope of nursing has made her one of our most diversely experienced Nurse Practitioners here at Hygge. Nia's educational experience includes an Associate's degree from COTC and a Bachelor's as well as Master's degree from The Ohio State University ( GO BUCKS! ) where she graduated with honors.
Nia is a charismatic and caring provider that specializes in adult mental health care, including geriatric and intellectually / developmentally delayed populations. Her areas of expertise include anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, trauma, psychosis, and more.
Nia was born and raised in Columbus, OH. She spent years as a foster mother to over 30 children. She currently lives in Pataskala, OH with her two fur babies Maximus and Piper. She enjoys spending time with her extended family, shopping, and traveling. Her contagious laugh and smile will make you feel at ease.
Nia is a down to earth provider that shows her patients the care and understanding with which she approaches all those she meets in life. We are so happy to have her personality and experience here at Hygge!
Ryan joined the team at Hygge in the Spring of 2022. Ryan has been working in the mental health field since 2017 in both acute and outpatient settings. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience and a Master of Science in Nursing; both with honors.
Ryan's specialty interests include psychiatric medication management across the lifespan starting in adolescence, mood disorders, trauma, substance abuse, personality disorders and ADHD. Ryan utilizes a combination of psychotherapy and medication management to improve outcomes and increase the quality of life for his patients.
Ryan is originally from Springboro, OH where his family still lives. He provides a relaxing and comfortable environment for his patients and encourages them to be open and honest without fear of judgement.
Jenn is an independently licensed clinician who graduated from The Ohio State University in 2017 with a Masters Degree in Social Work. Her experience in the mental health field has been in a variety of outpatient settings and primarily in community mental health. Jenn is passionate about her clients and the world they live in.
Jenn provides psychotherapy and EMDR trauma therapy to clients as young as 6 years old. Her specialty interests are in child and adolescent therapy, trauma therapy, LGBTQ+ and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Jenn was born and raised in Licking County, OH and still lives here today with her two cats and a dog. Jenn is known for her infectious laugh and for brightening up any room she walks into. She is friendly and welcoming to her clients and and their families. She works diligently with her clients to process their struggles and help them find a way through.
Jade Collins is passionate about working with people. She believes in the power of collaboration to help individuals process and overcome their traumatic and stressful experiences. She helps her clients to find healthy perceptions of themselves while strengthening their relationships and personal skills so they can know themselves as peaceful, complete, and safe.
Jade studied psychology at Bethany College in West Virginia, and after moving to Denver, CO, she acquired a Master of Arts degree in educational psychology and human development from the University of Colorado. She then worked for MindSpring’s Health in Frisco, CO as a case manager and emergency services counselor in the detox and mental health triage center. After moving back to Ohio, she obtained another Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. She graduated with honors and as a member of the national honor society. Shen then worked for The Village Network helping young adults and adults with a history of complex trauma and other mental health issues.
Jade understands that mental health treatment is not a “one size fits all” when it comes to methods. This is why Jade is versed in several treatment modalities such as CBT, Motivational Interviewing and EMDR. Jade enjoys using different techniques such as mindful meditation and skill building to help respect and advocate for her client’s individual needs.