Dr. Zunkel, faculty in the MSN-NP PMHNP program, has been a Nurse Practitioner for more than 20 years. She is dually certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner by the ANCC. She has given presentations on couple's communication, family stress reduction, MBSR, and diagnostic reasoning for NP students.
Dr. Zunkel teaches in the PMHNP Practicum courses and mentors new PMHNP graduates.
NURS 6640 - Individual Psychotherapy
NURS 6650 - Group and Family Psychotherapy
NURS 6660 - NP Role I Child and Adolescent
NURS 6670 - NP Role II Adult and Older Adult
NURS 6540 - NP Care of Older Adults
PRAC 6675 - PMHNP Practicum
PhD, University of Washington
Post-master's Certificate, College of Saint Scholastica
Awards / Honors
Volunteer Award- National Kidney Foundation, , 2013
Carol Lindeman Award for a New Researcher, , 2000
Zunkel, G. (2019). App Your Way to Wellness. Walden University