Brian Harris is a PMHNP-BC, MSN, MA, MHA professional who has been working in the healthcare industry since 2008. With over a decade of experience, Brian has helped patients of all ages with their mental health issues in various healthcare settings such as outpatient, inpatient, and residential settings. His previous role as a Unit Manager in a Skill Nursing Facility allowed him to conduct complete physical and mental health assessments for his patients, while working in Utilization Review ensured best practices were followed to provide the best possible care.
Brian’s extensive academic qualifications are in healthcare-related fields, with a BS in Psychology and a minor in Economics. He further pursued his education and completed an MA in Counseling Psychology, which gave him a comprehensive understanding of therapy techniques and diagnostic skills. Additionally, his BS in Nursing provided a foundation to offer nursing care in both behavioral health and physical health settings. His Masters in Health Care Administration equipped him with the necessary skills to assist healthcare organizations in building their services to provide better patient care. Brian’s MSN in PMHNP taught him the intricacies of psychotropics, labs, and drug-to-drug interactions, making him a competent PMHNP for his patients.
With clinical experience in two graduate-level programs, Brian has worked with seasoned practitioners focused on teaching the behavioral health practice. His clinicals for his MA in Counseling Psychology were centered on providing therapy to individuals, groups, and families. He has also completed clinicals for his MSN, which has given him experience in serving behavioral health patients of all ages in various settings.
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