Medication Management Providers
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
Life Connections Counseling Services offers medication management from our 8 board-certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. Our services include the medication management of clients ages 2 years old and above. Our Nurse Practitioner’s expertise includes depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, women’s mental health concerns, addiction, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.
Psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) is an advanced practice registered nurse trained to provide a wide range of mental health services to patients and families in a variety of settings. PMHNPs diagnose, conduct therapy, and prescribe medications for patients who have psychiatric disorders, medical organic brain disorders, or substance abuse problems. They are licensed to provide emergency psychiatric services, psychosocial and physical assessment of their patients, treatment plans, and manage patient care. They may also serve as consultants or as educators for families and staff. The PMHNP has a focus on psychiatric diagnosis, including the differential diagnosis of medical disorders with psychiatric symptoms, and on medication treatment for psychiatric disorders.