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Julie Akins FNP

Julie graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2007 with her Family Nurse Practitioner degree.  Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Julie spent 17 years working primarily in an Intensive Care Unit. She Spent 8 years teaching at the College of Souther Idaho’s nursing program. Julie is excited and dedicated to work in the Mental Health field with PERMA in Twin Falls. She enjoys knowing that she is able to positively impact the lives of patients.


Craig Hope, FNP

Craig has joined PERMA Mental Health from urgent care clinics in both Jerome and Burley. He has a strong back ground in urgent care setting and Family Practice, which has given him the ability to join and encompass mental health into all forms of patient centered care. Craig has 


Craig received his Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from California State University, Chico in 2010. Deciding to further his degree, he went back to school in 2018 and obtained his Masters. He completed his Masters of Science in Nursing, along with his Family Nurse Practitioners license in 2020. 

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