About Dr.Theresa Backman

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Dr.  Theresa is a board-certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner as well as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings in addition to being a clinical nursing instructor for undergraduate nurses and teaching advanced pharmacology to master's and doctorate level nursing students.  Her clinical interests include Veteran Mental Healthcare and Substance Abuse Recovery using an integrative & holistic approach. 

Education and Training  
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (Case Western Reserve University, Ohio)

- Master of Science in Nursing (The Ohio State University,  Ohio)

- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (The Ohio State University, Ohio)

- Bachelor of Arts in Business (Baldwin-Wallace College, now Baldwin Wallace University, Ohio)


- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 

- Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III


- American Holistic Nurses Association

- American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Clinical Interests: 

- Trauma & Abuse

- Addiction

- Military & Veteran Mental Health

- Nutritional Coaching / Clean Eating

- Recovery-Oriented Care