Lindner Center of HOPE, Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner


Jessica Kraft serves as a psychiatric mental-health nurse practitioner at the Lindner Center of HOPE. She attends to adolescent and young adults in the outpatient setting for medication management.

Prior to entering the psychiatric nurse practitioner at the Ohio State University and earning a Master of Science in Nursing, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Her background in pharmacology and ongoing professional activity in this branch of science keep her informed about best practices and emerging treatment opportunities.

Jessica’s scientific and pharmacological knowledge is complemented by over five years of experience in psychiatric nursing. Prior to joining the Lindner Center of HOPE as an APRN, she worked as an inpatient psychiatric nurse at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center at the Lindner Center of HOPE specializing in eating disorders, management of anxiety and depression, and crisis stabilization. In this position she was active in a charge nurse role, a member of the Eating Disorder Treatment Team, and acted as a preceptor for new nurses. She is a current member of the Psychiatric Nurses Association.

Jessica specializes in the treatment of depressive disorders and anxiety. Her practice philosophy is patient-centered, integrative, and holistic.