Bridget is a 2001 graduate of Malone College in Canton, OH with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree. She has dedicated her career as a nurse to working with individuals living with a mental illness for the past 18 years where she has worked in hospitals as well as in the community. As a nurse she has supported clients through crisis situations, assisted clients in overcoming barriers to treatment compliance and access to care, collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams developing treatment plans and agency policies. Additionally, she has worked as a consultant for Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Company and Janssen Pharmaceuticals for their behavioral health medications and resources. Bridget has also recently worked at Walsh University as adjunct faculty for their baccalaureate nursing program. Currently she is the proud owner and operator of Bridge Health Services. Bridget is a certified Adult & Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor with an additional designation in Higher Education and Public Safety. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.