Diane Clinton, PMHCNS-BC, is a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist with over 20 years of experience as an APRN working in the field of mental health in various settings in the Boston area, providing psychotherapy, medication management and consultation services. Diane has experience working with adults of all ages as well as older adolescents/young adults. She has a special interest in working with patients who have been affected by someone else’s drinking, drug use, gambling or other addictions that are distressing and disruptive to the family. Diane has also been certified as a gambling treatment specialist through the Mass. Council on Compulsive Gambling. Among other pursuits, Diane maintains a private practice in Arlington, Massachusetts.
Diane is Membership Committee chair for MAAPPN, and her charge is introducing MAAPPN to other psychiatric APRNs, and, to psychiatric nursing students. She became involved with MAAPPN as a student, and now, after raising her family, she wants to introduce MAAPPN to others in the field.