Specialities:General Psychiatry (Children, Adults, and Geriatric Clients)
Available at:Gainesville & Telepsychiatry
Heather MacLeod, APRN, PMHNP-BC, is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner since 2007. She graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Florida. She worked for years as a legal assistant, victim advocate, case manager, and counselor in the Gainesville community. She again graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2004) and a Master of Science in Nursing (2006) specializing in psychiatry, with a clinical focus in forensic psychiatry.
She has practiced in the North Florida area for 15 years, working with a broad range of psychiatric disorders including Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Personality Disorders and ADHD.
She is judicious in prescribing psychotropic medications, is aware of potential medical etiologies of psychiatric symptoms, and uses standards of care treatment guidelines. In terms of psychotherapy, she practices within a framework that compassion for and forgiveness of oneself is the key to acceptance and connection with others. She knows it is never too late to re-discover and embrace one’s authentic self.
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” I am very impressed with my first appointment at Harmony. The staff were friendly and made me feel very comfortable. My counselor was kind and took the time to really talk to me as she graciously interviewed me. She seems very competent and I appreciated her insight into my medication needs. I look forward to working with the entire staff. “
” Harmony United has exceeded my expectations of quality service for mental health care. I was in need of medication management and their Gainesville, FL office took excellent care of me. If you have the opportunity to choose a mental health care provider, I highly recommend making Harmony United Psychiatric your first choice. “
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