Biography

Credentials & Education

Psych/Mental Health and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

 

Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner (NAMS)

 

Spiritual Director

Undergraduate Degree at Mount Saint Mary's University 


Masters of Science Nursing at California State University Long Beach

Experience

 

PSYCHIATRIC / MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER -

CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST - BOARD CERTIFIED 
Private counseling practice since 1991
Expertise in relationship issues, depression and anxiety
Mid life transition - perimenopause / menopause hormone consults

 

WOMEN'S HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER
Private practice menopause consult 2005 to present

Private practice gynecology, gyn exams - 1993 to 2005
Specialty - mid-life and menopause
Authority to write prescriptions

NATIONALLY CERTIFIED MENOPAUSE PRACTITIONER 
NAMS - North American Menopause Society (Member since 1992)
International Menopause Society

SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR
Certificate in the Art of Spiritual Direction, Loyola Marymount University, 2006
Mentor to those discerning God's voice and movement in their lives
Fosters present moment awareness, mindfulness and gratitude 

MIND / BODY EDUCATOR 
Deepak Chopra Center for Well Being certification as mind / body health educator
Principle educator "Women's Week", Chopra Center, 6/14-18, 99 & 11/99 
Instructor ~ five-week "Creating Health" - mind / body health course 

LECTURER ~ MID-LIFE TRANSITION 
Locally and nationally to community groups and medical professionals
Little Company of Mary's Women's Day of Wellness speaker two times

Publications

"Hot Flash! Hormonal Alchemy during the Menopause Transition: Implications for Spiritual Directors." 
Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction Vol. 14 No. 4 Dec. 2008

Co-author of two guides for women with NAMS (North American Menopause Society, www.menopause.org): :

• How to Develop a Menopause Discussion Group for professionals

• Menopause - A New Beginning, for women with low literacy skills

Media Highlights

'Good Morning America' - November 1996 menopause special
'Newsweek' magazine - issue on women's health published March 1st, 1999
Lifetime Cable Channel 'New Attitudes' special on perimenopause, April 1999

Nancy Siskowic

Menopause Specialist

RN, MSN, CNS, NCMP

•Nurse Practitioner Women's Health and Psych/Mental Health

•Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner (NAMS)

•Spiritual Director

Practice Location

36 Malaga Cove Plaza # 203
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

Phone   1.310.872.4640

Fax  1.310.375.8415

nsiskowic@gmail.com

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