Karen Kaskie, CRNP, is an Adult Psychiatric- Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who joined CSG in July 2016 to provide outpatient psychiatric services to adults in the Williamsport and Mill Hall offices. Ms. Kaskie began her nursing career in 1988 in medicine, but knew her heart was in providing mental health services. While working full time in various psychiatric settings, she pursued additional education to achieve the goal of becoming a Nurse Practitioner in 2010. Her initial nursing degrees were from Montgomery County Community College and LaSalle University; later she obtained both a Masters degree and post-Masters certificate from University of Pennsylvania. She maintains an active RN license, Nurse Practitioner license, DEA certification and Board certification through ANCC. Her past experience includes working with clients in outpatient, residential and inpatient programs, the state correctional system, and nursing homes. While in Philadelphia, she participated in clinical pharmacology research and NIMH genetic research studies of schizophrenia and depression. Ms. Kaskie moved to central PA in 2002 and enjoys gardening, knitting, reading, walking and yoga, and is looking forward to the challenge of meeting the needs of the community.