Collison-Risis a licensed family nurse practitioner, integrative medicine
specialist, health and wellness coach, digestive wellness expert, and wound, ostomy, continence specialist. She
has been a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2002 specializing in
the “integrative approach” to prevention, evaluation and treatment of medical
problems. Listening, assessing, collaborating, prescribing, coaching, and designing your health and wellness care is Kimmer's primary focus. You deserve affordable high quality custom health care.
in Lynnwood, Washington, Kimmer assists clients in her private office or via
phone, email and Skype; helping individuals and families struggling with
ADD/ADHD and behaviors related to Autism Spectrum Disorders, chronic illness,
challenging wounds, weight gain, digestive issues and environmental toxicity.
graduated (2002) from Seattle Pacific University with a Bachelors and Masters of
Science in Nursing/Family Medicine, from the American College of Healthcare
Sciences with a Masters in Complimentary Alternative Medicine and life coaching (2014), from Emory
University a certificate as a Wound Ostomy Continence Specialist (1995), and received a graduate certificate from the University of Washington in Autism Studies (2015). She is
certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse
Her clinical specialties include Family Practice Holistic medicine with a focus on adolescent medicine. She is skilled in diabetes management, autism spectrum identification and management,
learning assessments, ADD/ADHD diagnosis and management; advanced skin, wound,
ostomy, and continence care. Kimmer offers a unique old fashioned family medicine approach to her clients incorporating traditional, botanical, and nutritional treatments and health and wellness coaching.
health issues are related to allergies, sensitivities, environmental assaults,
and genetics. Her approach to healing focuses on health and wellness which are
influenced by the foods and nutrients you put into your mouth as well as your
home/work environment. In the community, she makes Medicare Advantage home
visits to seniors helping them find better health through wellness and helps
coordinate complex care.
teaches clients to find balance in life, work, play, and activity to attain
improved physical and emotional health. She helps her patients to access better
mental and physical health by discovering what behaviors and environmental
influences contribute to illness and fatigue, what foods fuel the body or
inflame it leading to pain, low energy, weight gain, depression, anxiety, and
irritability. Kimmer gladly collaborates with other health care providers to
help her patients attain maximum wellness.
Because ongoing education helps improve Kimmer's delivery of care, she is actively pursuing a doctorate in Functional and Nutritional Medicine.