July 27th, 2016

Naples, Fl – The David Lawrence Center, Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults and families, is pleased to welcome Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) Susan Resnik to Adult Outpatient Medical Services.

Resnik is certified as a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has significant experience with psychiatric and dual diagnosis treatment throughout the state of Florida.

Prior to the David Lawrence Center, Resnik worked as an ARNP in Outpatient Physician Services at SMA Behavioral Healthcare in Daytona Beach. She was also previously employed at LifeStream Behavioral Center, in Leesburg, where she treated adults, children/adolescents, and geriatric patients. In the past, she was also employed locally at the Naples Community Hospital and the Hazeldon Foundation.

Resnik obtained her master of science degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix in Orlando. She went on to complete a post masters psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program at the University of South Alabama.

Resnik is heavily involved with various nursing organizations. She is currently the President of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Florida Chapter. Resnik is a member of the American Nurses Association, The International Nurses Honor Society Sigma Theta Tau, The Central Florida Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners Group, and the Golden Key National Honor Society in Education. Additionally, she has presented on PTSD and Co-occuring Personality Disorders at the Florida Psychiatric Nurses Association Chapter Conference.

David Lawrence Center is the Southwest Florida-based, not-for-profit leading provider of behavioral health solutions dedicated to inspiring and creating life-changing wellness for every individual. The Center provides innovative, comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, residential and community based prevention and treatment services for the one in four local children and adults who experience mental health, emotional, psychological and substance abuse challenges. David Lawrence Center has seven locations in Collier County and touches the lives of more than 50,000 people each year. For more information about David Lawrence Center call 239-455-8500 or visit www.DavidLawrenceCenter.org.


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