Paulette graduated from Northeast Louisiana University in May 1999 after completing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Most of her nursing career has been focused on mental health where she worked with clients who were diagnosed with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and dementia. Paulette has been employed at Palmetto since 2012, and she takes pride in helping patients and family members utilize their insurance for treatment through her skills in managed care. Paulette feels that her own recovery and understanding of addiction has improved her ability to be a patient advocate.