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Solutions for Mental Health: Legacy Care Welcomes New Specialist

Jun 3, 2021

Richmond, Va. – To help meet the need for mental health support, we welcome our new Partner in Care, Joanna McAbee, PMH-NP, a nationally certified family psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner. She will be working with patients in a skilled nursing facility located in Richmond, Virginia.

Joanna received her Bachelor’s of Science degrees in psychology and nursing from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Joanna then earned her Masters degree in Adult Psychiatric Mental Health from the same university.

Throughout her career, Joanna has delivered behavioral and mental health counseling to patients in Alabama and Virginia in a variety of settings, including overseeing psychiatric patients at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. She has a passion for the communities she serves, and frequently volunteers for numerous organizations like the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners and the North Alabama Medical Reserve Corps.


Legacy Care’s medical group delivers patient care in healthcare systems, inpatient rehabilitation centers, post-acute care facilities and assisted living communities that are located across the country. We are leaders in transitional healthcare, delivering patient-centered solutions. Our compassionate physicians and advanced care practitioners are dedicated to positive patient outcomes, guided by our analytically-based care model and artificial intelligence.