Kathleen Patterson, PA-C
Kathleen Patterson, PA is a Psychiatric Physician Assistant on the team at Mindful Care, serving New York. Kathleen holds a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from University of Nebraska Medical Center.
In her practice, Kathleen believes the most important part of patient care is "creating a non-judgmental and safe place to heal, meeting a patient wherever they are in life, and providing evidence based holistic care that is unique to them."
What is the most inspiring part of your career?
The most inspiring part of my career is walking alongside a patient during their most challenging time in life and witnessing the strides in positive change they make throughout treatment.
Why did you choose to specialize/work in mental healthcare?
I chose to specialize in mental health because I want to give those who struggle hope and to not suffer alone. I understand how life changing treatment can be to a person's overall health and quality of life.
What are your interests outside of work?
Spending time outside with my two little boys and family.
What’s the last book you read?
I love reading anything that helps me better understand the mind or provides humor to my life as a mom of two toddlers. The most recent book I've read is Idiots - Marriage, Motherhood, Milk, and Mistakes by Laura Clery.