Kathleen Acree APRN-PP, BC
Highly skilled, compassionate, and dedicated Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with extensive experience assessing and diagnosing psychiatric disorders, prescribing appropriate medications, crisis interventions, and practicing in traditional and non-traditional settings. Experience in treating a wide variety of individuals from various cultures, ages, and backgrounds; including chemical dependency needs. Implementing treatment programs in collaboration with physicians and colleagues from various disciplines. Strong communicator and leader with a proven track record of educating staff, patients, and family members regarding Mental Health Issues, as well as help utilizing community resources. Innovative problem-solver with a demonstrated ability to recognize the medical as well as the mental health implications in treating the individual with more complex health issues.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Psychiatric Assessments & Diagnoses ● Prescriptive Practice● Mental Health Integration in Medical Settings ● Inpatient and Outpatient Settings ● Chronic Mental Health Illnesses ● Detox and Chemical Dependency● Adults and Geriatrics ● Cultural Diversity ● Post-traumatic Stress Disorders ● Prescribing for uninsured ● Patient and Family Education ● and Groups, Classes, and Presentations