Kathleen Wheeler

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Kathleen Wheeler, PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN, FAAN, is an advanced practice psychiatric nurse and a professor and director of the PMHNP program at Fairfield University Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies in Fairfield, Connecticut. Dr. Wheeler has been a leader in projects that are highly significant for psychiatric nursing. These include co-chair of the National Panel that developed the PMHNP Competencies; the first chair of NONPF's PMHNP special interest group; and the author of Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse: A How-To Guide for Evidence-Based Practice, which has been awarded two AJN Book of the Year Awards. Her leadership extends beyond psychiatric nursing as past President and advisory director of the EMDR International Association and in the development of an Integrative Trauma