Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Board Certification: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Member of several Nursing organizations.
Areas of Clinical Interest: Substance abuse and relapse prevention, psychotherapy.
Academic Interests and Accomplishments: Published as a contributor in a Palliative Care Text Book on cognitive-behavioral treatments. Published in several peer-reviewed nursing journals on alcoholic liver disease, music therapy as a treatment, provider-patient relationships and several contributions related to her dissertation. Qualitative research-co investigator in dissertation. Principle investigator with nursing students Colorado Mesa University in research studies on multiple topics. Dissertation committee member for PH.D candidate in nursing from Community College of New York (CUNY). Lectures on topics related to health care, medical treatment for patients with acute neurological illness and injuries. Assistant Professor/Nursing at Colorado Mesa University for 11 years;
Teaching Interests: Guest lectures/speaker at elementary schools, local community groups. Preceptor as NP for graduate nursing students Substance Abuse, therapeutic relationships; therapeutic communication skills
Honors and Awards: Nightingale candidate (State nursing award)
Based in West Springs Hospital