The Mental Health Clinic of Idaho in Meridian, Idaho, is a comprehensive behavioral health clinic that ensures accessible care for everyone seven years and older. Family nurse practitioner Sami Phuyal, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, and the highly skilled team welcome new patients and look forward to helping existing patients. They make it easy to access mental health care with in-person and telehealth appointments.
The female- and Asian-owned private practice believes in providing culturally sensitive, patient-centered, holistic mental health care. The team begins with psychiatric assessments and then recommends medication management, therapy, or other integrative choices like mindfulness and lifestyle modifications to promote optimal mental and physical health.
The Mental Health Clinic of Idaho team diagnoses and treats the full range of psychiatric conditions. Many people seek the team’s compassionate approach to common challenges like anxiety, depression, insomnia, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
The providers also deliver exceptional care for people with complex conditions, from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to bipolar disorder and psychosis.
When treating patients, they take one step at a time, improving symptoms in the short term and providing tools and skills for long-term success. The team focuses on goals and outcomes while ensuring patients experience a peaceful process respecting their individuality and preferences.
A referral isn’t needed to meet with the team at the Mental Health Clinic of Idaho; free, 15-minute consultations are available to guide your next steps. The practice accepts most insurances and offers a self-pay option. Sami speaks Hindi and Nepali.
Anyone in the Boise metropolitan area with questions about their symptoms or who needs to schedule an in-person or telehealth appointment can take the first step by calling the office or using the online booking feature.
Sami Phuyal, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. She works in psychiatry at the Mental Health Clinic of Idaho in Meridian, Idaho, and is fluent in Nepali and Hindi.
Sami earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Nepal Institute of Health Sciences in Kathmandu, Nepal. She worked as an instructor at the university for two years before moving to the United States.
In the United States, Sami gained clinical experience as a registered nurse in hospital settings, kidney care, and behavioral health. She was a recipient of the Nurse Practitioners of Idaho scholarship for her work in improving the health system navigation for Bhutanese refugees in Boise, and she earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.
After becoming a family nurse practitioner, Sami primarily worked in psychiatry at Serenity Wellness and All Seasons Mental Health in Boise. She then opened the Mental Health Clinic of Idaho, providing comprehensive psychiatric care for adults, teens, and children as young as seven.
Sami specializes in comprehensive evaluations for common mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She is dedicated to providing compassionate, evidence-based care, and her services are available via telehealth and in person.