Alana Jacobs-Davis, Ph.D
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Ms. Jacobs graduated from University of Kansas and Wichita State University December 1992. Following graduation with Masters in Nursing Ms. Jacobs joined the outpatient mental health team at the George Whalen Veteran’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ms. Jacobs provided both medication management and various individual and group psychotherapies for 26 years. Ms. Jacobs completed a Doctorate from the College of Nursing, University of Utah May 2006.
Dr. Jacobs provides medication management for persons with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, sleep problems, detox and substance dependency and serious and persistent mental illness. She values the individual's autonomy in setting goals for symptom(s) management. Each individual's autonomy is enhanced through patient education related to decision making about use of pharmacotherapies. Dr. Jacobs knows that the system the patient lives in is a vital part of symptom management and recovery and welcomes collaboration with family and significant people in a patient's life.