Bluffdale Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Kelsie Balmforth, PMHNP

Kelsie Balmforth, Psychiatric NP counselor

About Kelsie:

Kelsie Bamforth is from Orem, Utah. She graduated with a nursing degree from Utah Valley University and worked as a nurse in the ER and ICU. She decided to transition to psychiatry after seeing the need for mental health providers. She graduated with a Doctor of Nursing Practice in psychiatry from the University of Utah. Her doctoral project focused on implementing an eating disorder screening tool at an outpatient community health clinic. Her experience as a psychiatric NP has been largely in outpatient community mental health clinics. She loves working with kids, teenagers, and young adults with a variety of mental health conditions. She has experience working with pediatric clients that present with complex disorders including anxiety, depression, ADHD, ODD, DMDD, trauma, autism, attachment disorders, OCD, and bipolar disorder. She enjoys working with families and clients to create a treatment plan tailored to their needs. Kelsie loves spending time with her husband, son, and 2 dogs. She enjoys doing anything outside, reading, and baking.

Specialty

Counselor

Location(s)

Accepting New Patients

Yes

Education

DNP, PMHNP-BC, University of Utah, 2019

Language(s)

English

Parent Feedback

Dr. vlam is hands down the best, she always takes extra time to make kids feel comfortable,very good at explaining things and isn't afraid to share her knowledge, always finds a way to help every one. We have been seeing her for 9 years and travel an hour each way to do so. Thanks Dr. vlam!

—jacob allred.

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