Your Team

Maren Rinker, DNP, APRN, CNP

Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


Dr. Rinker (formerly Schiess) is a board-certified nurse practitioner in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry.  Her approach to psychiatry is evidence-based, holistic, and collaborative. 


Dr. Rinker has practiced in schools, residential facilities, community health centers, and multidisciplinary clinics, but she most enjoys independent practice because it affords her the time and flexibility to truly get to know her patients.


Dr. Rinker earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Minnesota.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Rinker is pursuing certification in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy through The Synthesis Institute and the Integrative Psychiatry Institute, and she is an adjunct professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. 

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Rachel Henry, RN

Registered Nurse


Rachel is a seasoned psychiatric nurse with hands-on experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a wide variety of mental health conditions.  She has worked in residential treatment, home health care, and outpatient medical and mental health clinics.


Rachel works closely with Dr. Rinker and assists in identifying and minimizing barriers to care by providing patient education and community resources as well as serving as a patient advocate.


Rachel is also the clinic administrator and first point of contact when calling our office.  She is committed to providing a positive, patient-centered experience and is able to assist with appointment scheduling, medication questions and refills, and general office and billing inquiries.