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Hannah Parker

Meet Hannah Parker at Psychiatry of the Palm Beaches

Meet Dr. Hannah Parker, a dedicated psychiatrist at Psychiatry of the Palm Beaches. Hannah Parker brings a unique blend of personal experience, professional training, and a deep-seated passion for mental health to her practice. For more information, contact us today or book an appointment online. You can visit us at our convenient locations at Boynton Beach FL, Palm Beach Gardens FL, Stuart FL, Royal Palm Beach FL, Vero Beach FL Plantation FL, Jacksonville FL, and Port St. Lucie FL.

Meet Hannah Parker at Psychiatry of the Palm Beaches
Meet Hannah Parker at Psychiatry of the Palm Beaches

Hannah Parker

Table of Contents:

What factors enabled Hannah Parker to excel in effective listening and consensus-building?
What is the educational background of Hannah Parker?
How did personal experiences shape Hannah Parker’s approach to her career in psychiatry?
How did volunteering and clinical experiences reinforce Hannah Parker’s dedication to psychiatry?
What are Hannah Parker’s areas of interest?
How does Hannah Parker treat patients?
How does Hannah Parker’s background enhance her approach to patient care?
What hobbies and interests contribute to Hannah Parker’s adventurous spirit?
Is Hannah Parker accepting patients?

What factors enabled Hannah Parker to excel in effective listening and consensus-building?


Hannah grew up in Unionville, Missouri in a large, diverse family with six full siblings and four step-siblings. She spent her childhood navigating the many differences and learned to put them aside to create a strong family bond. Hannah excels at listening, finding common ground, and understanding and supporting individual viewpoints. She was exposed to diverse personalities and religious and political beliefs from an early age.

What is the educational background of Hannah Parker?


Throughout her education, she continued to diversify her beliefs and understanding of the world around her, pursuing her education at Bob Jones University and her medical education at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama.

How did personal experiences shape Hannah Parker’s approach to her career in psychiatry?


Hannah says her true calling emerged from “a desire to empower others to overcome the obstacles hindering their personal growth and fulfillment.” At a young age, Hannah initially became interested in mental health by her passion for understanding the complexities of the human mind. Her passion took on a deeply personal dimension when an immediate family member was diagnosed with schizophrenia when she was 19. Witnessing the impact of mental illness within her own family profoundly influenced Hannah’s decision to pursue psychiatry. It sparked a realization of the importance of compassionate and evidence-based care in addressing mental health challenges. It led her to reflect on the stigma surrounding mental health within certain communities, including some of her groups. She found it disheartening to witness individuals being labeled rather than receiving the support and treatment they needed. This experience fueled her commitment to advocating for holistic and inclusive approaches to mental health care.

How did volunteering and clinical experiences reinforce Hannah Parker’s dedication to psychiatry?


Another deeply impactful experience was volunteering on a medical mission trip to Guyana, South America. The experience of seeing a profound need for medical attention in a remote, small village left a lasting impression on Hannah. While grateful to offer assistance on a mission trip, it was not enough. She craved deeper connections and a long-term impact. This feeling grew stronger during her clinical training, especially when working in a pediatric inpatient hospital. Coming face to face with children as young as nine struggling with thoughts of self-harm reinforced her commitment to making a meaningful difference in many lives. This final experience ultimately cemented her dedication to the field of psychiatry.

What are Hannah Parker’s areas of interest?


Hannah treats a wide range of emotional challenges and conditions including anxiety, depression, OCD, mood disorders, PTSD, and many others. Hannah enjoys hearing her patients’ stories, fostering insights, and cultivating goals while helping them overcome obstacles and find fulfillment. Mental health is a journey that nobody should walk alone. Hannah believes that understanding who a person is and helping them become the best version of themselves is extremely important and rewarding.

How does Hannah Parker treat patients?


Hannah treats with nurturing compassion, which was developed through various life experiences and meaningful interactions with others. She is described as empathetic, pragmatic, engaging, and a great listener. In her own words, “I am drawn to a holistic approach to healthcare, and I recognize its applicability may vary for each individual.” As she has done her entire life, she embraces flexibility and an open-minded outlook which enables her to tailor unique treatment plans for each patient, fostering effective problem-solving and personalized care.

How does Hannah Parker’s background enhance her approach to patient care?


Hannah developed a deep appreciation for diverse viewpoints and the power of connection from childhood. It is her power to understand and connect that helps her collaborate and help others overcome and thrive. She finds Psychiatry of the Palm Beach’s mission, “Helping you live your best life”, as deeply motivational and powerful. We all have gaps and areas where we need help in the team sport called life. She enjoys listening intently to understand what her patients care about and to collaborate on those areas. Finally, Hannah finds that personal growth and self-realization are powerful tools for mental health.

What hobbies and interests contribute to Hannah Parker’s adventurous spirit?


Hannah enjoys outdoor activities such as kayaking, pickleball, biking, hiking, and spending time at the beach. She is an avid reader, reading over 100 books a year! With a sense of adventure, Hannah has tried cliff jumping and skydiving and enjoys trying new things.

Is Hannah Parker accepting patients?


Yes, Hannah Parker accepts new patients at Psychiatry of the Palm Beaches. For more information, contact us. We have convenient locations to serve you.

Our Locations

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

  • 3365 Burns Road Suite 203 Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
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Royal Palm Beach, FL

  • 420 South State Road 7 Suite 112 Royal Palm Beach, FL 33414
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Boynton Beach, FL

  • 10301 Hagen Ranch Rd Suite D720, Boynton Beach, FL 33437
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Stuart, FL

  • 1111 SE Federal Highway, Suite 330, Stuart, FL 34994
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Vero Beach, FL

  • 3745 11th Circle Suite 109 Vero Beach, FL 32960
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Port St. Lucie, FL

  • 266 NW Peacock Blvd Suite 203 Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
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Plantation, FL

  • 8030 Peters Road Suite D106 Plantation, FL 33324
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Jacksonville, FL

  • 2950 Halcyon Lane Suite 605 Jacksonville, FL 32223
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