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Gaye Douglas BSN, MEd., MSN, DNP

Gaye M. Douglas, DNP, MEd, APRN-BC, currently works at Pee Dee Mental Health Center in Florence, SC.  She joined PDMHC in 2018 to provide mental health services to children and adolescents. She was brought on board to implement the Center’s School Mental Health Services Telepsychiatry Program, whereby services are rendered from the mental health professional’s office directly to the student in the school counselor’s office through electronic means. Prescriptions, when necessary, are electronically transmitted to the pharmacy of the parent’s choice.

Douglas, a native of Hemingway, SC, began her healthcare education 40 years ago at Florence-Darlington Technical College, obtaining Associate Degrees in both Radiologic Technology and Nursing. Interested in advanced practice nursing, she continued her education and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from MUSC, a Master’s Degree in Education from USC, and a Master’s Degree in Family Health Nursing from USC’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program. She then returned to MUSC to complete her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree; Dr. Douglas is Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.