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Roslynn “Ros” Porter, PMHNP-BC

Roslynn “Ros” Porter, PMHNP-BC

TRAINING AND CREDENTIALS

Roslynn “Ros” Porter is a board-certified and licensed psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She holds a master’s of science degree from Stonybrook University and a bachelor’s degree from Nazareth College. Her post-graduate studies specialized in psychiatry and the treatment of mental health throughout the patients’ life span. A native of upstate New York, Ms. Porter was recruited in 2014 by a local hospital in Durham, N.C., to provide psychiatric and medical care to inner city homebound patients.  Since that time, she and her family have fallen in love with the great state of North Carolina and are proud to call it home.

AREAS OF CLINICAL INTEREST

Ms. Porter has had the privilege of working in health care for the past 18 years. Throughout this journey she has gained experience working with patients who suffer from a wide range of both physical and mental conditions. These include substance use, trauma, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar mood disorder, personality disorders and eating disorders. Throughout her career Ms. Porter has worked on numerous initiatives focused on improving clinical outcomes and improving patient satisfaction.

Ms. Porter has a passion for the underserved --children/adolescents, the significantly mentally ill as well as the treatment-resistant population. Having worked in various health-care settings including outpatient, inpatient and home care, she is aware and considerate of the complications that arise socially with regard to treatment planning.  Ms. Porter has particular interest in early intervention for youth as well as using long-acting therapies for the treatment of psychotic symptoms. Whether managing a first episode or a chronic and unresolved complaint, Ms. Porter is dedicated to cultural competence and is determined to provide individualized diagnosis and treatment in a compassionate and discreet environment.

  • Pinehurst office

    289 Olmsted Blvd Pinehurst, NC 28374

    910-295-6007

  • Hillsborough office

    209 Millstone Drive Hillsborough, NC 27278

    919-245-5400

  • Durham office

    4102 Ben Franklin Blvd Durham, NC 27704

    919-972-7700

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Dr. David Cowherd, MD, FACC - Pinehurst Medical Clinic

Carolina Behavioral Care has been my number one choice for my psychiatric referrals for the past 20 years. Their level of professionalism is unsurpassed and I have never been disappointed.

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