Nicole Solk is the psychiatric prescriber for Alternative to Meds. She is a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She obtained her Master's and Bachelor's degrees in nursing from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA.
She graduated with honors and was admitted to Sigma Theta Tau honors society for her excellence in scholarship and nursing leadership. Her Master's thesis was focused on the integration of Mental Health into Primary Care. She has a second bachelor's degree in Communication Disorders from Marymount Manhattan College in Manhattan, NY.
Nicole has worked in multiple settings, including but not limited to community mental health, inpatient, emergency room, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and crisis stabilization units. She has worked with populations aged from toddlers to geriatrics. She has a sub-specialty in child/adolescent psychiatry.
She is passionate about access to mental health services and de-stigmatizing Mental Health. In her free time, Nicole enjoys Yoga and walks with her dog.