Meet the Staff


JoAnna VanVleet, D.O., FAPA

Dr. VanVleet is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a Fellow with the American Psychiatric Association. She attended Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, subsequently graduating with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Chemistry from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. VanVleet graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Dr. VanVleet completed her four year psychiatric internship and residency training through Henry Ford Behavioral Health System in Detroit, Michigan. She completed a year-long fellowship with subsequent certification in Electroconvulsive Therapy. Dr. VanVleet is the Medical Director for Waters Edge Recovery Center in Stuart, Florida as well Florida Psychiatry Associates, an outpatient private practice in St. Lucie West, Florida serving the entire East Coast of Florida as well as Central Florida.

Dr. VanVleet is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and serves on several committees on behalf of the Florida Psychiatric Society.  She is also a member of The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Dr. VanVleet is married and resides in the St. Lucie West area. She enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, traveling, exercising, and other activities with family and friends.

Kim Hadler, ARNP
Kim Hadler, ARNP, MSN, PMHNP BC, PMHCNS BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Kim is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She is board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has experience treating a variety of psychiatric conditions in adults and geriatrics, both inpatient and outpatient, including assisted living and extended care facilities.

Kim resides in Port St. Lucie with her husband. She enjoys reading, walking, and being outdoors.


Shana Roy, Executive Assistant

As Dr. VanVleet’s Executive Assistant, Shana is in charge of daily office operations.  Her duties include; answering patients’ questions, assisting patients with registration forms,   insurance authorization, arranging for payment, and scheduling appointments.  She is the   primary point of contact for other doctors, health care professionals and other organizations.

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