Casey Evelsizor is a dedicated Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a Master of Science in Nursing from Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Duquesne University. She joined New Directions after a tenure at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, where she specialized in psychiatric medication management for children, adolescents, and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, intellectual disabilities, and various developmental disorders. There, she also gained experience in treating various other conditions such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder.
Before her time at UPMC, Casey served in multiple roles at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Dublin Springs Psychiatric Hospital, ranging from Nurse Clinician to Staff Nurse in both adult and pediatric outpatient psychiatry settings. Casey also honed her skills in community mental health during her graduate student clinical rotations at Syntero and Columbus Behavioral Health. She holds board certifications in Psychiatric Mental Health across the lifespan and is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner through the PA State Board, adding to her broad and comprehensive expertise in mental healthcare.