Pam Stachler, MSN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC
Pam Stachler a nurse practitioner with an emphasis on child and adolescent mental health and psychiatric nursing. She is board certified in both child / adolescent psychiatric nursing and adult psychiatric nursing. Pam has worked extensively with kids aged 3 –18 and their families who are seeking mental health care, acute care and crisis stabilization. Her goal is to help the patient work thru difficult issues, including success in school, relationships at home, in the community and / or work. Treatment involves assessment, diagnosis, and pharmacological management as determined together with the patient and legal guardian. Pam has worked in a variety of settings which has broadened her scope and understanding in working with kids; and allows her to incorporate this into her daily practice.
Pam grew up in Cleveland Ohio, graduating from Kent State University in 1985 with a bachelor of science in nursing. She earned her masters of science in nursing degree from IU School of Nursing in 1991 and post masters diploma from IU School of Nursing in 2011. Areas of employment include Community Hospital North-North Psychiatric Pavilion child and adolescent unit(s), IU Health Methodist Hospital inpatient children’s unit, IU Health / Zionsville School Corp., and St. Vincent Stress Center child inpatient and partial hospitalization and Day School (Residential Alternative). Pam currently works as an Nurse Practitioner at the Veterans Administration Hospital in the outpatient Mental Health Clinic and with combat veterans returning home from overseas. board certified in both child and adolescent psych nursing and adult psych nursing.