Tess Searls, DNP, PMH-CNS, PMH-NP
Pediatric mental health nurse practitioner
Phone: (804) 828-2679
Child and adolescent psychiatric nursing - Clinical Nurse Specialist
Family psychiatric nursing - Nurse Practitioner
Nursing school: Riverside Hospital School of Professional Nursing
BSN: Christopher Newport College
MS and Post-Masters: Virginia Commonwealth University
Doctorate: Old Dominion University
Areas of Interest
Collaborative problem solving
Nursing care of traumatized children
Nursing care of children in institutional settings
Dr. Searls is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the International Society of Psychiatric Nurses.
Dr. Searls provides Animal Assisted therapy through Canine Companions for Independence.