Nurse Practitioner, Board-Certified

Education and Specialty

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. In 2003 she received an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Gordon College and State University. Karisa received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2006. Karisa furthered her education and graduated from Georgia State University in 2009 with a Master of Science Degree in Nursing.

 

Professional Development

Karisa is member of the Georgia Board of Nursing and American Psychiatric Association. Karisa is board-certified with ANCC.

 Adolescent and Adult Medical Services

Karisa is an empathic listener she 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. Karisa has also worked in skilled nursing facilities where she worked with elderly patients from 2006 until 2014. Here, she provided medication management to patients who suffered from: depression, dementia, bipolar and schizophrenia just to name a few.

Fun Facts

Karisa has been happily married for 14 years. She has three kids two daughters ages 17 and 16 and a 3 year old son. In her spare time, Karisa enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Contact Information

To schedule an appointment with Karisa, please contact Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals Stockbridge office at (770) 389-8100.