About Darlyn Baker, APN

Darlyn wants to help you identify your values, goals, resiliency, and empowerment. She'll model mindfulness and practice with intension as she assists you on your journey of self-discovery and wellness. She'll treat you with œintegrated connectivity, a term she's coined to describe her own practice philosophy. œWe are often disconnected in our current society and I feel that incorporating the development of meaningful connections for an individual should be a key part of my practice.

Darlyn's approach to care is integrated, person-centered and team-based. She focuses on the whole person and all the different influences that impact our lives.

With a PMHNP degree from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Darlyn is passionate about mental health care and in helping to fill the gap in psychiatric services available to people, especially in the rural Colorado mountains where she lives. She's been active in the nursing profession for over 32 years in various healthcare settings, including women's health, home care and hospice, inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance use, public health, health coaching, and others. She considers the work she does as a calling and an opportunity to apply Florence Nightingale's art of caring in practice.

Born and raised in Montana, Darlyn's lived in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado since 1987. She currently lives in Teller County and has two grown sons. The mountains and flowing streams her healing space.

Specialties

  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Development Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Medication Review
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Prescription/Refill
  • Psychiatric Medication Review
  • Psychiatry Consultation
  • Psychiatry Follow Up
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Features
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Master of Science in Nursing, University of Colorado

    Locations

    Colorado Springs, CO

    5353 North Union Blvd, Suite 202
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918-2069