Read our story…so far

OUR OFFICE

Blue Sky Medical Exists Because Mental Health Matters.

If you are looking for a nurse practitioner that is compassionate, understanding, and believes in true healing over just symptom management, then we are the ideal practice for you!

We are located at Sunset Harbor Village in North Fort Myers, Florida and offer appointments via telehealth and in-person on Wednesdays. We allow convenient self-scheduling through our booking link. You can also reach us at (239) 230-2000.

Our Services Include:

  • Whole-health integrative/functional care
  • Functional lab testing
  • Genesight testing
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Psychiatric treatment of mental and behavioral health conditions such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, OCD, PTSD, sleep disturbances, disordered eating, bipolar disorder, and more
  • Medication management
  • Individual talk therapy

Insurances accepted:

  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Oxford
  • Oscar

We are working diligently to credential with other insurances. Please check back periodically for updates.

Resilience is the ability of every living thing—a person, an organ, a cell—to rebound from adversity

ABOUT ME

Hello!

My name is Editha Anne Butler, and I am a double board certified adult-gerontology and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. I believe the human body possesses an enormous, incredible, and persistent capacity to heal itself and with the right support, true healing is possible. Equipped with both primary care and mental health certifications, I use integrative-functional medicine to help restore whole-health and mental wellness and I would be honored to be a part of your journey.

Editha Anne Butler

Editha’s Credentials

Double Board-Certified: Adult-Gerontology & Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
 
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
Certification No.: AG02190165
 
AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Certification No.: 2021231083
 
Associate Degree in Nursing: Technical College of the Lowcountry
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: The Medical University of South Carolina
Master of Science in Nursing: South University
Post-Master’s Psychiatric-Mental Health: Regis College
ABOUT US

We aim to empower humanity through positive connection in a supportive environment where you are free to share your mental health concerns, explore your experiences, and cultivate a life of balance, purpose, and fulfillment.

We understand choosing a mental health care provider is challenging and starting from the beginning with someone new can be intimidating. We believe that everyone’s story is important and while we look forward to learning your story, we’d like to share some of our life’s journey…thus far.

Our Story

July 2000

Ryan (15 yrs.), from Florida, and Editha (12 yrs.), from South Carolina, meet on a mission trip to Reynosa, Mexico where they worked with the International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) to build a school.

October 2002

Editha is enrolled into World Wide Association of Specialty Programs and Schools (WWASP) at Carolina Springs Academy (South Carolina) and then transferred to Tranquility Bay (Jamaica). She completed the program and graduated in June 2004.

August 2005

Ryan enlists in the United States Marine Corps as a Mortarman (0341). He completed boot camp at Parris Island and School of Infantry at Camp Lejeune.

April 2008

Editha enlists in the United States Army as a Petroleum Supply Specialist (92F). She completed boot camp at Fort Jackson and Quartermaster School at Fort Lee. She earns the rank of Sergeant and separates from service in 2016.

February 2010

Ryan is wounded in action in Marjah, Afghanistan.

September 2010

Editha welcomes the birth of her son, Alexander Jordan.

EA & AJ

November 2013

Ryan and Editha get married in Beaufort, South Carolina.

May 2015

Editha graduates from the Technical College of the Lowcountry, earning an Associate Degree in Nursing.

She becomes a medical-surgical/hospice RN at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

EA RN

November 2015

Having served 10 years, with 3 tours during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), and earning the rank of Sergeant, Ryan retires from the United States Marine Corps.

February 2016

Editha’s grandmother, (Editha #2), is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and quickly declines. Editha and Ryan become her primary caregivers and advocates.

It was an absolute honor to care for her in her golden years and to be a part of her journey as she transitioned from this world to the next on July 10th, 2019.

EA & Nan

July 2016

Editha graduates from the Medical University of South Carolina, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

She served as night shift charge RN at Beaufort Memorial Hospital until December 2018.

May 2017

Ryan graduates from the University of South Carolina, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

Pictured is Ryan’s service dog, Gunner, who attended every class alongside Ryan.

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December 2018

Editha graduates from South University, earning a Master of Science in Nursing.

She practiced as an Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, providing medical and hospice care in homes, assisted living facilities, and skilled nursing facilities until December 2021.

December 2019

Ryan graduates from The Citadel, earning a Master of Business Administration.

Citadel cadets walk across Summerall Field past Padgett-Thomas Barracks Wednesday August 5, 2020, in Charleston. Incoming freshmen will move in Saturday on Matriculation Day, before the start of the semester.   Gavin McIntyre/Staff

December 2021

Editha graduates from Regis College, earning a Post-Master’s PMHNP certificate.

She practices as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, providing outpatient mental health services to adults in homes, assisted living facilities, and skilled nursing facilities until December 2023.

April 2023

Blue Sky Medical is formed and named in honor of Ryan’s grandfather’s DeFuniak Springs, Florida farm, Blue Sky Farms and Nursery.

Editha leads Blue Sky’s clinical duties and Ryan manages the business operations.

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Thank you for reading about us

As we continue to write chapters in the story of our lives, we are grateful for every day that we can enjoy our rural Florida surroundings, kayaking on the Orange River, loving on our dogs, and spending quality time with one another.

Take heart in the journey, we are all still writing the chapters in our story.

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