Susan J. Dugan, PMHCNS-BC, is a clinical nurse specialist with over 30 years of experience caring for people with behavioral health problems. A member of our adult mental health team, Susan is well equipped to provide diagnosis and treatment for the full range of behavioral disorders, including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. A graduate of Tufts University in Medford, MA, Susan earned a master’s degree in Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing from Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT. Prior to joining Trinity Health, she practiced in a number of inpatient and outpatient centers in Connecticut. Most recently she was associated with Southeastern Mental Health Authority of the State of Connecticut where she led a clinical treatment team as part of a Wellness Recovery Advocacy Program.
Psychiatrists study and treat mental disorders including various affective, behavioral, cognitive, and perceptual disorders.