Elizabeth Handte, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Elizabeth is a Florida native, growing up in the Clearwater area. She completed her undergraduate education, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree, with Honors, in Nursing at the University of Florida in 1998. Elizabeth worked as a Registered Nurse at Shand’s Hospital at AGH in Gainesville. In 2005 she graduated with Excellence from the University of Tampa with a Master of Science Degree in Nursing. She received certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Elizabeth worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner for 9 years before being introduced to, and falling in love with, the field of Psychiatry. She worked as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and then attended Jacksonville University for a Post Master’s in Psychiatry before being Board Certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Elizabeth provides psychiatric evaluations, medication management and ongoing treatment of adults. While a good bit of Elizabeth’s work as a Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner has been with adults and older adults, she is certified to work with patients throughout the life span. Elizabeth also works in the field of Addiction Management treating those suffering from opioid addiction or Opioid Use Disorder. Elizabeth is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.