Ruth_TiedermanRuth Tiederman is a nurse practitioner at Sarkis Family Psychiatry. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in adults and adolescents. In her practice, Ruth combines medication and psychotherapy to craft treatment strategies tailored to the needs of each individual patient.

Ms. Tiederman earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, with highest honors, and her Master of Science in Nursing degree, psychiatric/mental health track, from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

Before coming to Sarkis Family Psychiatry, Ms. Tiederman was a psychiatric nurse at Shands at Vista Hospital in Gainesville, Florida, and a mother/baby and nursery nurse at Shands Jacksonville Children’s Services in Jacksonville, Florida. She has studied as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in both the Mental Health Clinic and Post Traumatic Stress Clinic of the Gainesville Veterans’ Affairs Hospital.

Ms. Tiederman has published two patient education pamphlets with information for women suffering from postpartum depression. She is certified as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner by Florida Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health nurse practitioner programs and has both her Florida RN license and current basic life support certification.