Faduma A. Haji Ali, PMHNP, ARNP

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practioner

Associations

A psychiatric nurse practitioner is a nurse practitioner who specializes in mental health care, diagnosing and treating mental health conditions. Prescribing medication and offering psychotherapy are both within the scope of care that a psychiatric nurse practitioner can provide, whether they are practicing under a doctor or on their own. They work with individuals, families, groups, and communities assessing mental health needs, diagnosing mental illness and prescribing appropriate medication.