Brandon Thatcher earned a B.A. in Spanish from Utah State University. He then earned a B.S. in Nursing and an M.S. in Nursing from the University of Utah after which he became psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) board-certified. His three-year psychiatric training involved populations throughout the lifespan. Prior to becoming a PMHNP he worked for five years as the charge nurse for both the child and adolescent inpatient units at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He currently works as a PMHNP for the Brigham Young University Student Health Center, Center for Change, and New Haven RTC for girls. In addition to this, he is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor in the College of Nursing at Brigham Young University.
He and his wife Danina have three children. He enjoys the outdoors, playing guitar, painting and spending time with his family.
He has a conservative/evidence-based approach to medication management.