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Claudia C. Miracle, PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner

"I offer superior interpersonal skills including building confidential, trusting relationships and rapport from a trauma-informed care approach."

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HELLO, VERY NICE TO MEET YOU!

I utilize psychotherapeutic treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), change talk through motivational interviewing, MI including open-ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening, and assessing for readiness to change using elements of Prochaska’s change process and pharmacological interventions targeted towards symptoms management.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Grief
  • Trauma
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

"Space Between Grief and Joy: Beyond Closure" Nancy Berns TED Talk

"Codependent No More," "Journey to the Heart," and "The Language of Letting Go" - Melody Beattie

"Why Does He Do That: Inside the Mind of Angry Controlling Men" by Lundy Bancroft

"What Happened to You?" Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry

"Honoring the Self, the Psychology of Confidence and Respect" by Nathaniel Branden

Trauma literature and programs by Bessel van der Kolk

Grief literature by Elizabeth Kobler-Ross and David Kessler

"Man's Search for Meaning" by Viktor Frankel

BIO

Claudia earned a master’s from the University of Alaska Anchorage as an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner, ANP and is board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP-BC. Claudia takes a reflective approach in her 40 years’ experience in health care, shaping her perspective in that ALL humans need to be seen, heard, affirmed and to feel safe when seeking wellness, psychiatric and medical health care. Claudia’s philosophical approach in her practice aligns with Socrates in that, “The unexamined life is not worth living.”

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

Education

  • Master of Science, Nursing Science, ANP, Psychiatric Mental Health, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • MS, Nursing Science, Informatics, Walden University
  • Bachelor of Nursing Science, BSN, Registered Nurse, State of Alaska
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Hobbies

  • Faith
  • Fishing
  • Mentoring others at her church
  • Mentoring nurses
  • Looking at the mountains and lakes of Alaska
  • Designing Jewelry
  • European Fashion
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Affiliations

  • American Psychiatric Nursing Association
  • Neuroscience Education Institution
  • Achieve Medical Center