Laurel Edinburgh MSN, CPNP
Ms. Edinburgh completed her Bachelors Degree at the University
of Pennsylvania in 1992 and her Masters Degree in pediatric nursing
at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in 1995. She
earned a post-masters certificate as a Pediatric Primary Care Mental
Health Specialist in 2019.
Once she completed her training, Laurel worked at Oakland Children's
Hospital and then Boston Medical Center caring for children and
adolescents with chronic illnesses. She moved to the Twin Cities in
1999 and spent the next 20 years working as a Pediatric Nurse
Practitioner at Children's Hospital of Minnesota. Laurel has worked
extensively with children who have experienced abuse. She developed
a subspecialty interest in adolescent health and is an expert on how
families can foster resiliency for their children and adolescents.
Laurel uses a collaborative approach in her practice. She works closely
with her patients and their parents to assess, diagnose, and treat ADHD,
PTSD, chemical dependency, and mood disorders. Laurel believes in
establishing a therapeutic alliance with all of her patients. She
works with each family to develop the best evidence-based treatment
strategies to meet their identified treatment goals. In her spare
time, Laurel enjoys gardening, quilting, reading, and spending time
with family and friends.