Dr. Burns is a doctoral-prepared, board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with over 17 years of experience in medical and mental health services. She identifies the benefits of an integrative treatment approach and incorporates evidence-based medication therapy, brief psychotherapy, and lifestyle modification into the treatment plan.
She provides extensive psycho-education on diagnoses and treatment options so patients can make informed decisions regarding their treatment. She is a staunch advocate for those impacted by mental health issues and has an intense interest in de-stigmatizing mental illness while promoting mental wellness.
✔ Adjustment Disorders
✔Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adults)
✔Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adolescents)
✔ Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
✔ Impulse Control Disorders
✔ Intermittent Explosive Disorder
✔ Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
✔ Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
✔ Substance Use Disorders