Meet Our Staff

Theresa Parkhurst, PMHNP Psychiatric NP

Director of Psychiatry/Lifespan Provider
Theresa Parkhurst is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.  She studied nursing at Beebe School of Nursing (now Margaret H. Rawlings School of Nursing) and completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University of Delaware. She completed her masters-level education at Drexel University and is life-span certified, although she has a primary focus on the child and adolescent population.

Mrs. Parkhurst has been working in the mental health field as a psychiatric nurse practitioner for the past 6 years utilizing assessment, diagnosis, and pharmacotherapy to help clients to achieve their goals of better emotional management.  Prior to that, she practiced as a board-certified psychiatric registered nurse in an acute inpatient psychiatric setting for over ten years.

Mrs. Parkhurst endeavors to provide quality evidence-based care in a practical way by offering acceptance, support, and guidance to clients and families.  Her approach to families is practical and straightforward.  She has experience helping clients with a variety of behavioral and emotional disorders and looks forward to continuing to assist children and families on their journeys to self-improvement.