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About Stuart Psychiatry

Molly E. Ryan, DO, MPH

Born and raised in Ohio, Dr. Molly Ryan graduated from undergraduate studies at Oberlin College with a degree in Art History before moving to Florida to complete medical school at Nova Southeastern University- College of Osteopathic Medicine. During this time she also completed her Masters in Public Health. She then completed her Psychiatric Residency at University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, serving as Chief Resident during her fourth year. Dr. Ryan served on the APA Assembly as a Member in Training Representative. She was honored to receive the Humanitarian Award two years in a row during residency as well as the award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Ryan has published numerous academic articles in peer reviewed journals, given presentations at academic conferences and has a book chapter in A Concise Guide to Understanding Suicide: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and Prevention. She is the founder of the South Florida Women in Psychiatry group and a current member of the American Psychiatric Association and the Florida Psychiatric Association.  Dr. Ryan is a Board Certified General Psychiatrist with extensive experience treating Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Psychosis, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Crisis Intervention, Forensic psychiatry and Personality Disorders.  She moved to Stuart, FL in 2015 and is enjoying the cozy beachside town.

Kristin Sinopoli, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Kristin Sinopoli has dedicated her life to helping others with their medical and mental health and brings a wealth of experience to Stuart Psychiatry. Kristin is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  She began her career as firefighter/EMT for the first 12 years post-high school.  She then went to school in north-central Florida at the College of Central Florida where she earned her Associates in Arts, as well as Associates in Science in Nursing. Kristin continued to complete her undergraduate degree at the University of Central Florida where she graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with honors. While attending school full time, Kristin also worked full time in various specialty areas in the hospital setting, including Operating Room, Emergency Room, Endoscopy, Cardiovascular Operating Room, same-day surgery, and more. Kristin went on to obtain her Master’s in Science degree at South University in Savannah, Georgia, where she graduated with honors from the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. As she earned her graduate degree she worked as a nursing instructor at The College of Central Florida. Kristin was honored with maintaining the dean’s list throughout her college career and is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau Honors Society. Kristin has worked in the pediatric mental health field as the director of psychiatric services for the past years with Tykes & Teens, Inc. and recently Kristin has transitioned and joined the team here at Stuart Psychiatry to offer pediatric medication management services!

Kristin and her husband Mike enjoy being outdoors fishing, hiking, playing ball, and Jeeping on the weekends with their two rescued pups, Cora, and Whisper! Kristin and Mike have two adult children, their son serving in the United States Coast Guard, as well they have two beautiful young grandsons. Kristin has many passions, including cooking, holistic health, art, communityhealth, and most of all spending time with her pups and family.


Jennifer Hodge, LCSW
Empowered Journey Counseling LLC

I am a Licensed Therapist specializing in children and families with over 10 years of clinical experience! I enjoy working with children, teens, and adults. My areas of focus are ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma, Parenting support, life adjustments (children/adults coping with divorce, transitioning to middle school/ high school/ college, grief/loss, etc.), stress management, Narcissistic abuse, healthy relationship/ communication skills and more! My passion is empowering others throughout their life journey! I am here to Listen, support you, encourage you and teach you the tools you need to help you live your best life!

I believe in meeting my clients where they are, identifying barriers that are keeping them from reaching their full potential and working with them to reach their goals. I work from a variety of therapeutic approaches to fit my client’s unique needs. My hope is for clients to feel safe, understood and empowered as they journey down the road of self-discovery

Do you feel overwhelmed, depressed, anxious, or just stressed out? We ALL feel that way at times! For some of us those feelings occur more often then not. This can affect our physical/mental health, our relationships with others and even our ability to function at work, school, home and/or in daily life. You are NOT Alone! I look forward to hearing from you!

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