Kathleen Peniston, NP

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatry
Kathleen Peniston, NP
Atrium Health Provider
Treats Only Adults


Practicing Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders


  • English


“I love working with patients and helping them on their journeys to emotional wellness. Mental health is an integral part of that.”

Peniston is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who specializes in women’s health. She is skilled in treating depression, mood and anxiety disorders.

She won the Atrium Health Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Teal Acorn Academician of the Year Award and the APP Teal Acorn Leader of the Year Award.

She received her master’s degree in nursing at Vanderbilt University.

Peniston is married and the mother of 2 sons. She enjoys gardening, traveling, running and camping with her family.


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Professional Education

  • Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, 2000


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