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Mental Health Nurse Expert Witness

Mental health nurses are similar psychiatric nurses and work closely with individuals and families who have mental health issues such as: depression, anxiety, drug or alcohol addiction, personality disorders, eating disorders and forms of dementia.  They have specialized knowledge and training which makes them experts in assessing, diagnosing and treating psychiatric issues.

Mental health nurses work in psychiatric hospitals, general hospitals and in the community providing evaluation of mental health needs, administration of medications, coordinating services with the team of health professionals and providing psychotherapy services.

Mental health nurse practitioners with a master’s degree have similar duties of a psychiatrist which can include diagnosing complex mental health issues, providing psychotherapy and prescribing medications to patients.

Certifications and associations for this specialty:


Our featured mental health nurse experts

Expert 4387 - has 20 years of nursing experience with a primary focus in mental health and addiction nursing in roles including: staff nurse, charge nurse, house supervisor, intake and support line along with Medical Detox and Recovery.  She has been reviewing legal cases as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant since 2012. This expert is currently living and working in Colorado. To read more on this expert click here.

Expert 2687 - has 18 years of clinical and administrative nursing experience including med-surg, ER, ICU and cardiac rehab.  She has been working in Behavioural Health since 2007 caring for patients with mental health and chemical dependency issues. She is currently living and working in Texas. To read more on this expert click here.


How it Works

You tell us about the type of nurse you need and details about the case, then we'll search our extensive database to find the BEST expert witness for your case. The expert will provide a verbal or written report and be available for deposition and trial testimony.

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