Jennifer Rickerby, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC
Psychiatrist Nurse Practitioner
Children (under 12), Adolescents & Teens, Adults (up to 40)
Adolescent and Child Disorders, Behavioral Disorders, Mood Disorders
Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Medication Management
Compassion-Focused, Culturally Sensitive, Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
ADD/ADHD, Adolescent/Child Issues, Adoption, Anxiety, Autism/Asperger's Syndrome, Behavioral Issues, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Domestic Abuse / Violence, Education and Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Oppositional Defiance (ODD), Peer Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self-Harming, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Teen Violence, Transgender
In 2022, Jennifer also took on the role of an Assistant Professor at George Mason University, where she focused on teaching Pediatrics curriculum and served as faculty for the Mason and Partners free clinics. Her commitment to educating and empowering the next generation of healthcare providers continued as did her pride in the nursing profession.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Jennifer identified a significant need for mental health services for children and adolescents in the surrounding area. Recognizing this gap, she made the decision to pursue a Postgraduate Certificate to obtain dual certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. By doing so, she aims to address the critical mental health needs of young individuals and provide them with compassionate and effective care.
Jennifer's profile reflects her extensive experience, passion for pediatric care, dedication to nursing education, and commitment to improving mental health services for children and adolescents. Her multidimensional expertise makes her a valuable asset to the healthcare community, and she continues to make a positive impact in the lives of her patients and students alike.
Education & Experience
Jennifer Rickerby is a highly experienced and dedicated healthcare professional with a focus on Pediatrics for over three decades. She began her journey by graduating from SUNY Brockport in 1994 as a Registered Nurse, and since then, she has built a fulfilling career in various pediatric hospital settings and leadership roles. In 2013, Jennifer transitioned her expertise into Nursing Education, where began her role in training and nurturing aspiring nurses to become high-quality healthcare professionals. Her passion for teaching led her to pursue a Master of Science in Nursing Degree in Nurse Education at Liberty University, which she successfully completed in 2016.
A Little Bit About Me
"I enjoy arts and crafts, antiques and spending time with my two dogs, Cookie, a Jack Russell who is 10 years old and Coco, a Yorkie of 18 months."
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