About Brainerd Lakes Area Psychiatry

About Us

Our Mission

At Brainerd Lakes Area Psychiatry, our mission is clear: to provide high-quality, comprehensive mental health services in a compassionate and personalized manner. We understand that each individual's journey is unique, and we are dedicated to offering the support, care, and expertise needed to navigate the challenges of mental health. Our aim is to empower our patients and their families to lead fulfilling, balanced lives.

Who We Are

Twilla Oskey opened Brainerd Lakes Area Psychiatry to provide needed services to children, adolescents, and adults in our community. She provides trauma informed care in the treatment of mental illness. She completed her advanced nursing degree in primary care and went on to complete her post graduate education to add the specialty of psychiatric/mental health. Twilla is double board certified by the American Nurses Credentialling Center in psychiatry and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in primary care. Twilla provides Animal Assisted Therapy during sessions with her therapy dog Duchess who is skilled at providing the love and affection only an animal can.

Our Values

Empathy and Understanding

We believe in the power of listening and understanding. Our clinic is built on the principles of empathy, respect, and confidentiality. Each patient's story is important, and we are here to listen.

Quality and Excellence

We are committed to providing the highest standard of care. Our team is continually learning and evolving to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.

Community and Connection

Mental health is a collective responsibility. We strive to be an integral part of our community, promoting mental health awareness and fostering connections that support healing and growth.

Integrity and Trust

Our relationship with our patients is built on trust. We adhere to the highest ethical standards, ensuring transparency and honesty in all our interactions.

Frequent Asked Questions

Explore Our Services

Want to learn more about how we can help? Explore our range of services to find the right treatment options for you and your loved ones.

Start Your Mental Health Journey Today

Ready to take the first step towards better mental health? Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation. Our team is ready to support you on your journey to wellness.