Our Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Kenara Blocker was raised in Lake Wales, Florida. Her journey in Tallahassee started in 2009 when she attended Florida A&M University. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with honors in December of 2013. Kenara earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Florida State University in May of 2018. She has a total of 7 years nursing experience. During her tenure as a nurse, Kenara has worked on a variety of units such as pediatrics, emergency room, med-surge, and inpatient mental health. Kenara is a member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is happily married and has 2 children. Kenara enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with her family.
Kristina Rickman-Sykes is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, with training and experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan and across practice settings, from hospitals to outpatient clinics. Her educational background includes a Master of Science in Nursing and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specialization from Walden University. She has spent over 24 years in the mental health nursing field. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and committed to providing individualized, personalized, and comprehensive care for all patients.
Julianne earned her Master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University after becoming a registered nurse and working as a certified case manager and nursing director for more than 25 years. She is dedicated to bringing awareness to critical issues for mental health awareness. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and has a passion for her pets. She specializes in treating ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and mental health for the elderly.