Be a vital, powerful resource in helping your clients benefit from medications.
The Art and Science of Psychopharmacology is filled with practical and adaptable strategies, client-friendly language, and the most up-to-date information about the medications being used to manage:
• Bipolar Disorder
This book guides you through the various medications for each of these diagnoses and how to form essential conversations around your client’s prescription. Susan Marie’s decades of practice as a psychiatric nurse practitioner and educator shine through with lively case examples, discussion of complementary and alternative methods, and clear considerations for special and vulnerable populations.
Be an expert for your clients about the benefits of psychiatric medication and minimize any potential harm - this is the resource you will return to over and over again.
About the Author:
Susan Marie, Ph.D., CARN-AP, a licensed psychiatric nurse practitioner with full independent prescriptive practice and certification in addictions, brings to you over 30 years of clinical experience with highly vulnerable clients with suicidality, co-occurring addiction, homelessness, serious mental illnesses, traumatic brain injuries, and persistent pain conditions. She is noted for her “pearls and pitfalls” of psychopharmacology. Her passions are radical respect for people with serious mental illnesses & addictions, excellence in psychopharmacology, and integrating psychotherapeutic interventions for clients with PTSD, addictions and chronic pain.
Dr. Marie is Senior Clinical Director for Behavioral Health at Old Town Clinic, Central City Concern and Associate Professor at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. She teaches nationally on psychopharmacology as well as suicide assessment and intervention.