Lisa Sharf is a Florida licensed
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP). After receiving
training in healing through the integration of mind, body and spirit
Lisa Sharf is able to treat each patient effectively as an
individual. Lisa has a great interest in wellness education and
patient advocacy, assisting individuals and families navigate the
Health Care System.
Lisa Sharf obtained her bachelor's
degree in Health Science from Boston University and a bachelor's of
science in Nursing at the University of Miami. She later gained her
Masters Degree in Nursing with a specialty as a Psychiatric Nurse
Practitioner from Florida International University Graduate School
of Nursing in 1998. Lisa is board certified by the ANCC as a
Clinical Specialist in Psychiatry and Mental Health.
Healing can occur as a result of the
integration of mind, body and spirit.
Lisa Sharf's training is diverse, an aspect of her professional
practice that allows her to treat each patient effectively as an
individual. Today's reality of economic hardship, personal loss, and
feelings of being overwhelmed are coupled with incredible stress and
anger. We all need to be heard and we all need a way to cope!
Just psycho-pharmacological treatment does
not give the patient the best possible outcome.
As a nurse practitioner, I believe that each
patient needs to be regarded holistically from a
psycho-biological-spiritual perspective. In this way, I am able to
help my patients reach their optimum level of health and wellness.
To achieve this I spend the necessary time with each patient,
evaluating their medical history and their current symptoms. I
listen to their psychosocial and spiritual needs. Together with the
proper diagnosis, I work together with each individual to develop
the best treatment plan. This includes proper medications that will
alleviate their symptoms and address their current diagnosis. We
work together as a team developing a plan that each individual can
adhere to comfortably.
My certification in Psychiatry and Mental
Health helps me to help my patients from a psychobiological point of
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"Managing stress and developing
healthy coping mechanisms and strategies".
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