Sharon FreemanClevenger, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nursing ·  Female · Age 64

About Doctor

Sharon FreemanClevenger, PMHNP-BC is a psychiatric nurse in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Pennsylvania in 2000 and specializes in psychiatric nursing, pediatric psychiatry, and more.

The Indiana Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy offers an Integrative Functional Medicine approach to mental health problems. We try to help your body to heal itself by using common sense nutrition and supplements whenever possible. Decisions are based upon your own personalized medical profile and may include a combination of coaching, or therapy and medication when necessary.  The staff is trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Sharon is an advanced practice Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist that is internationally recognized expert in all areas of Cognitive Therapy and pharmacotherapy and is currently completing a Doctor of Science in Integrative Healthcare at Huntington University of Health Sciences in Knoxville, TN. Here at ICCB our staff is understanding and patient and we firmly believe positive change is possible.

Sharon M Freeman Clevenger is an internationally recognized expert in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Psychopharmacology and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Science in Integrative Healthcare at Huntington University of Health Sciences in Knoxville, TN. She has published books, professional chapters and articles including Living and Surviving in Harms Way: A Psychological Treatment Manual for Pre and Post-Deployment of Military Members, Beating the Beast of Depression: Treatments that Work and Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Nursing Practice.

Her specialties include: CBT for Reintegration issues with Military Members and Their Families, Pre-Deployment Preparation, Post-Deployment Reintegration issues and Resilience Development for Law Enforcement Officers and their Family Members.  Sharon uses an Integrative Functional Medicine approach that combines her knowledge of psychotherapy with her knowledge of psychiatric medications and nutritional factors that contribute to illness.

If necessary, she can utilize a specific type of genetic testing that evaluates your own unique DNA through the use of a mouth swab right here in our office. Your genetic information is evaluated in conjunction with your own unique story, experiences and environmental factors to help guide treatment decisions, and possibly even determine which medication, or nutritional supplements, might be the best option for you.                                                         

Additional areas include CBT with Personality Disorders, Substance Misuse disorders, OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) PTSD (stress disorders), ADHD, erectile dysfunction, anger problems, medication use, panic disorder (and other anxiety disorders), bipolar disorder, pain management, chronic pain, eating disorders, crisis or trauma response, anxiety disorders, depression, coping skills training, infidelity, counseling skill education and training, parenting help, treatment motivation, individual and group psychotherapy,therapy for children and adolescents, relationship, couple or marriage and family problems. 

In addition to achieving national certification as an Advanced Practice Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist Sharon has senior level international certification as an Advanced Practice Certified Addiction Nurse through the International Society of Nurses on Addictions (IntSNA).  Sharon Clevenger has a  two Master's degrees: A Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology through the Adler School of Professional Psychology. and Advanced Practice Psychiatric nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, and is now pursing a Doctor of Health Sciences at Huntington College of Health Sciences in Knoxville, Tennessee.  She teaches internationally as well across the United States. 

Areas of Expertise

Psychiatric Nursing
Addiction Psychiatry
Behavioral Medicine
Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
Integrative Psychiatry
Pain Medicine Psychiatry
Pediatric Psychiatry
Psychiatry
Psychology

Education

  • 2002 University Of Pennsylvania Health System
  • 2000 University Of Pennsylvania
  • 1995 Adler Inst
  • 1993 Purdue University
  • Sharon FreemanClevenger, PMHNP-BC



    previously Center for Brief Therapy
    423 Airport North Office Park Fort Wayne, IN 46825

    Phone:(260) 969-5583
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    Latitude: 41.14564
    Longitude: -85.16173