Rebecca Merli is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), with over 25 years of experience working in psychiatry. She initially began her nursing career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) working with the child / adolescent mental health population. Driven by her passion for mental health care, Ms. Merli continued to work full-time while advancing her career and education by achieving Associate Science of Nursing (ADN), Bachelor of Science (BSN), Master’s Science of Nursing / Nurse Executive (MSN), and Post-Master Certificate Psychiatry (PMHNP-BC), ANCC.
Ms. Merli has worked in various mental health settings which include acute inpatient, outpatient, residential, and partial hospitalization. She received specialized training with a board-certified psychiatrist for five years and specializes in initial assessments, diagnosis, and medication management for mental health issues. In addition, Ms. Merli specializes in treating children and adolescents and has experience in crisis stabilization for acute mental health patients (NCI).