Karisa Harpe is a dually Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist as well Nurse Practitioner in the field of Psychiatry working in the Stockbridge office of Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals. She graduated from Georgia State University in 2009 with a Master of Science Degree in Nursing. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2006. In 2003 she received an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Gordon College and State University.
Karisa provides medication management, supportive and solution focused therapy for her patients and collaborates with her supervising physician to provide the best possible care. Previously Karisa worked from 2003 until 2016 as a Registered nurse initially and later as a Nurse Practitioner at McIntosh Trails inpatient crisis stabilization Unit Pinewoods where she worked with substance abuse, detox and rehab as well as severe mental health disabilities including schizophrenia. She has also worked with the elderly from 2006 until 2014 providing medication management in skilled nursing facilities to patients who suffered from depression, dementia as well as other mental health disorders including bipolar and schizophrenia.