I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) across the Lifespan, have a Post Master’s Certification in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC), and hold a Certification in Forensic Science. I have worked as a Registered Nurse since 1996, in various clinical settings both inpatient and outpatient. I have extensive knowledge about case management, emergency room nursing, school nursing with children from pre-K to high school, acute and chronic substance use disorders(adolescents and adults), and all other DSM 5 diagnoses.
Lifespan Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Certificate in Forensic Nursing, Boston College, Post Master’s Certificate-Family Nurse Practitioner, Boston College
Areas of Special Interest
ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Anxiety; Aging, Bipolar disorders, Body image issues, Caregivers, Career coaching, Chronic illness, Chronic pain / pain management; Cultural identity, Clients with medically complex challenges, Depression, Dissociative disorders, DCF involvement, Domestic violence victims and witnesses, Eating and feeding disorders, Family conflicts (past or current), Financial / business concerns, Foster care, Grief and loss, Learning disorder, Memory loss, Men’s issues, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Neurodiversity (developmental disorders, etc.), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct disorders, Older adult clients, Personality disorders, Physical disabilities and/or limitations, Postpartum depression / postpartum challenges, Racial identity, Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, Self-harming behaviors, Sleep-wake disorders, Somatic symptom disorders, Substance use disorders, Suicidal ideation, Terminal illness (for client or for loved ones of individuals with terminal illness), Trauma and stress-related disorders, Women’s issues, Workplace challenges / harassment, Victims of sexual violence or of sexual exploitation, Veterans
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Person-centered, Positive psychology, Motivational interviewing