Dr. Dave is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore. His training allows him to serve clients across the lifespan using customized, holistic and evidence-based practice model. With over 15 years’ experience in mental health, he has delivered patient centered care in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatry, psychiatric emergency room/crisis intervention, consultation services in the general hospital population, nursing homes, assisted living and outpatient psychiatry. He has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. He is certified to administer Suboxone and provide medical marijuana evaluation for clients that meet criteria. Dr. Dave is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and the Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland.