As a registered nurse with Alsana, Narissa has extensive experience and a strong passion for working with clients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and diabulimia. She enjoys building meaningful relationships with her clients and seeing them heal and believing that mental, physical and spiritual wellness can lead to lasting recovery.
Previously, Narissa worked in geriatric, adult, and adolescent acute behavioral health. She launched a nursing career with the desire to help others manage diabetes and to help recognize the extreme emotional and physical impact it has on individuals and families.
Narissa earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Missouri Western State University and is currently enrolled at Maryville University to become a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She also has her RN license and is a certified diabetes educator.
Narissa is married with four children. She developed a passion for working with type 1 diabetes after her own son’s diagnosis. In her free time, she loves running, hiking, anything outdoors, and traveling to any destination with a beach.