Merrie Kaas, APRN, CNS
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Clinical Nurse Specialist
PhilosophyMerrie is warm, attentive, and supportive in her role as a therapist. She has extensive experience in the field of mental health both as a therapist and as an associate professor. She wrote about what originally drew her into the field of mental health, "I loved puzzles - people are unique puzzles and I like helping them find the pieces of their lives that make them whole. Most clients already have the answers to their questions, but just need a little support and guidance to make those answers clear.
Her PracticeMerrie provides both therapy and medication management services. As a full time instructor at the University of Minnesota in the school of nursing doctoral program, she is available only on Wednesdays, and a few Tuesdays each month.
- Geriatric populations
- Medication management
- Board of Nursing referrals for corrective action
- Mood disorders
- GeneSight Testing
Merrie has her BS in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She also has a Doctorate of Nursing Science from the University of California in San Francisco. She is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing for the University of Minnesota.