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Craig Francis

RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Other Languages: Portugese, Spanish

Populations Served: Adults, Adolescents, Children Ages 5-12

Philosophy

As a mental health provider and advocate, I seek to offer compassionate care to everyone in the community who are suffering from and are looking to gain control over their often debilitating mental illnesses. My goal is to offer the tools and knowledge I have gained over the course of my career to those I work with every day. I hope to apply my skills to foster growth for my patients and give them the skills they need to not only survive, but to thrive!

Education and Professional Background

ADN - Eagle Gate College
BSN - Western Governor's University
MSN - Maryville University of St. Louis

Background in corrections, inpatient psychiatry and acute care/emergency.

Personal Interests

I love spending time outdoors with my family! We like to camp, mountain bike, ride ATV's, snowboard, and explore our beautiful state! I also love watching my two little girls dance!

Specialties

Alcohol and Substance Use
Addiction Psychiatry
Adolescent Psychiatry
Anxiety Disorders
ADHD
Assessment and Referral- Substance Abuse
Behavioral Modification
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Bupenorphine and Suboxone Treatment
Child Psychiatry
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Co-occuring Disorders Treatment (Dual Diagnosis)
Depression
Detoxification
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Gay/Lesbian Identified Clinician
LGBT Issues
Gender Identity
Geriatric Psychiatry
Long-Acting Injectable (LAI) Administrator
Medication Management
Men’s Issues
Mood Disorders
Natrexone Injectable MAT
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Opioid Treatment Services (OTS)
Outpatient medically Supervised Withdrawal
Personality Disorders
Pharmacology-Medication Management
Phobias
Police/Firefighters
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Psychotic/Schizophrenic Disorders
Serious Mental Illness
Stress Management