Nurse Practitioner Joins Franklin Health Behavioral Services
Is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
March 14, 2012
Linda Lockhart, PMHNP-BC
Linda Lockhart, PMHNP-BC, has joined the staff of Franklin Health Behavioral Services. Other providers in the practice include psychiatrist Arthur Dingley, DO; nurse practitioner Rebecca Chandler, APRN, and a team of fully licensed therapists and social workers.
Franklin Health Behavioral Services is located in the Mt. Blue Health Center next to Franklin Memorial Hospital, and offers a continuum of care in the areas of mental health and medication management. Outpatient services are also provided at the new Androscoggin Valley Medical Arts Center on Main Street in Livermore Falls that opened in January 2012.
In her position, Lockhart will be responsible for psychiatric assessments and evaluations of adults, medication management, and therapeutic mental health counseling. She will provide services in Farmington and Livermore Falls.
Lockhart is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who recently received her Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Southern Maine. While there, she completed a long-term clinical practicum in psychiatric mental health at Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta. Prior to that, she studied law at the University of Maine School of Law, earning her Juris Doctor degree in 1996. She practiced law for many years in Maine before deciding on a career change.
“We are pleased to have nurse practitioner Linda Lockhart join our practice, which will enable easy access of appointments for clients seeking psychiatric services and medication management,” said Lesa Rose, Franklin Health Behavioral Services practice manager.
For more information or to make an appointment call 778-0035.
Lockhart has relocated to Farmington from Gray, Maine. She is the parent of three adult daughters and the grandparent of seven.
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