Dr. Marie Smith-East, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC

About Me

Marie Smith-East, PMHNP-BC, PhD, DNP, MSN, MS, EMT-B, is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and has worked in the community mental health setting over the past several years. She is also part I EMDR trained. In education, she has been a nursing clinical instructor and facilitator, contributing to curriculum and policy. Her program of research includes factors that contribute to access to care.

Education & Experience

Licensed in Arizona, Florida, Iowa, and Pennsylvania.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America; American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Seniors
  • Underserved


  • English