Teresa Spencer, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Dr. Spencer is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who holds her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Fairfield University Egan School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Upon graduation, Dr. Spencer was awarded the St. Ignatius Loyola Medal for her work in the community and the Connecticut State Legislature surrounding substance use. At Mountainside, she works in both inpatient and outpatient settings to deliver patient-centered care, meeting each client where they are at and providing support, education, and hope as they progress through recovery. She also volunteers as a facilitator for a weekly support group that offers hope to families struggling with substance use. When she is not working, she enjoys gardening, golfing, reading, and spending time outdoors.