Satu H. Woodland, PMHCNS-BC, APRN


Satu H. Woodland, PMHCNS-BC, APRN, is the owner/clinician of Hope Mental Health and provides an oasis of mental health care in MBoise, Idaho. Ms. Woodland has for the last 20 years worked in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatry helping people with various mental health disorders. She specializes in obsessive-compulsive disorder and in the mood disorders including depression and bipolar spectrum illnesses. She also treats anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, and various personality disorders.

Some of her most rewarding work is with Autistic and high functioning Aspergers and other intellectual and developmental conditions. Ms. Woodland enjoys working with people of different cultures, all sexual and gender orientations, and respects and honors religious, secular and spiritual practices. Her graduate work was at the University of California San Francisco with a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist focus and a Minor in Cross Cultural Health Care. She believes all people deserve to be heard and receive compassionate non-judgmental treatment.

Ms. Woodland has more than 30 years experience working in medical clinics, OBGYN, pediatrics, elder care, and community health in addition to psychiatry. She prefers a holistic and integrative approach to mental health care that addresses the mind body and spirit together.

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Hope Mental Health

Psychiatric Mental Health Specialists located in Boise, ID & Meridian, ID

At Hope Mental Health, Satu Woodland, PMHCNS-BC, APRN treats those in the Treasure Valley with mental health problems. Treatment typically begins with a comprehensive evaluation of a patient’s medical history, past psychiatric history, cultural issues, and lab work. From there, the team tailors a treatment program that promotes mental health wellness through healthy habits, behavioral counseling, medications when needed, and psychotherapy. Providers can address any number of mental health problems, including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia, and bipolar illness. The goal at Hope Mental Health is to achieve remission by helping patients deal with the here-and-now and providing them with the tools they need to lead productive and happy lives.

 

If you’d like to gain control over your mental health issues, call Hope Mental Health, or use the online scheduling tool to set up an initial consultation.

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Now offering out of network telepsych services across the state of Idaho. Coming soon to Utah.

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Are you interested in joining our team?
Looking for PMHNPs to grow with us! These independent contractor positions will give you the opportunity to grow your own practice from part time to full time. You will benefit from our full infrastructure as well as a percentage of collected fees. This offers you an opportunity to bridge from being employed to building your own PMHNP practice. We are open to doing this in Boise, Meridian or Nampa. Days, evenings and weekends are all possibilities.
Attention PMHNP students: We are happy to precept selected students in their final year.

Meet Satu Woodland!

 

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Our Benzodiazepine Policy

 

These controlled substances are serious business. Click the image to hear Satu explain our policy.

Cultural Inclusiveness

 

No one is alone and everyone is welcome at Hope Mental Health.
Please click on the link to hear Satu discuss our cultural inclusiveness

After Hours Walk In Clinic


Like other clinics we do charge for no shows and cancellations less than 48 hour notice which is a flat $100. However recently we have created a way for our patients to avoid the fee under certain conditions. On Monday and Thursday nights we hold a walk in clinic for our established patients who missed their appointment or canceled with less than 48 hour notice. (Not available for new patients) From 6 PM to 7 PM, we will see anybody who shows up before 6:59 PM. You may not have to wait at all or you may have to wait up to an hour depending when you show up and how many other people are waiting in line before you. It will likely be a very quick visit to review meds and send in refills. No therapy will be offered during this time. We will bill your insurance or charge you the regular cash fee for medication management only. Please do not make a habit of using the walk in clinics. If you prefer scheduled very short visits please call the office so we can plan in advance during regular business hours. The patient is required to attend the walk-in clinic that same week he misses his scheduled appointment for the penalty fee not be charged (Can't spill over to the next week).

Telepsychiatry



I am currently licensed in Idaho and Oregon. I am soon to be licensed in Utah. I am now offering video conferencing visits from my location to wherever you are, including your home! The only difference with telepsychiatry is that I cannot prescribe controlled substances. Additionally, I will be out of network which means that you will pay me upfront right before the visit and after the visit, I will provide you with an invoice of our services to submit to your insurance company for you to be reimbursed you. The benefit of paying out of network is it affords total flexibility in where you want to be. Most insurance companies these days have strict requirements where the distal site has to be, ie a Doctors office.

How it works: you will be emailed an invitation to sign up for Vsee, a HIPAA compliant video conferencing platform. You will sign up and on the given day and time I will call you. It's simple as that!

To make a Vsee appointment, please call the office and tell them where you are and be prepared for a brief screening interview.





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