Captain Michael Barnes, APRN


Mike joined MPP in June, 2020. He is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience treating a broad range of mental health conditions. He believes in treating the mind, body, and spirit using an evidence-based and holistic approach. Prior to completing his advanced nursing degree, his experience in mental health care began as a patient care technician and then as a psychiatric registered nurse at The Ohio State University. Mike is a retired Army Veteran with a special passion for helping those suffering from trauma and addiction.

Mike is passionate about providing the best psychiatric care and his credentials and experience include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in management from Excelsior College
  • Master of Business Administration from Ohio University
  • Master of Science in Nursing from The Ohio State University
  • Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Extensive emergency management training, certifications, and experience
  • Experience in adult inpatient, outpatient community mental health, medication-assisted treatment for addictions, and Veterans healthcare
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