Jalane Theis, C-PNP, PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Jalane Theis is a board-certified nurse practitioner. She received her Psychiatry and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree from The University of Cincinnati and her Masters of Science in Nursing and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently adjunct faculty at Baylor College of Medicine.


As a nurse practitioner, Jalane strives to provide precision medicine that is based on the individual. She prescribes and manages medications, provides individual therapy and accelerated resolution therapy. She works in collaboration with Dr. Jay Tarnow, members of the Tarnow Center, and community providers and resources to provide comprehensive care. Jalane has experience in working with children, adolescents, young adults and their families as they navigate through stressful life events, chronic illnesses, and emotional and behavioral disorders. She educates clients on their diagnosis and treatment options while helping them develop self-management skills, coping mechanisms, and understanding of the mind-body connection and how it leads to overall better health.


Prior to joining the Tarnow Center, Jalane was a Leukemia Nurse Practitioner at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. She developed the Linking Lives Adolescent and Young Adult Program and the Linking Lives Retreat. These programs focused on the psychosocial and mental health care needs of adolescents and young adults undergoing cancer treatment. In this role, she followed patients with cancer throughout their rigorous medical treatment which often included prevention and treatment of psychiatric disorders.