David Runnels is a Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He graduated from UNC School of Nursing with honors and several certificates. While at school, he lent a hand in various research studies. David has had an extensive history working as a nurse that goes as far back as 2003, where he worked as a nursing supervisor. He then went on to work in the psychotic disorder unit, where he facilitated treatment care plans for the inpatient care unit, and administered and monitored medication.
Why did you choose mental health as a career path?
“I enjoy meeting with and connecting to other people. I also get excited when I see the people I work with make positive changes in their lives. Helping others understand mental health symptoms and treatment is my passion.”
“Quick attention to my needs and scheduling. Dr. Runnels is great to work with.” ~ S.K.
“I have had nothing but a great experience with Dave Runnels. He has taken care of my concerns regarding medication and has kept his promise to take it slow in reducing some.” ~ J.H.
“David Runnels: Expert in treating hurting people! Definite help or will direct you to it! Clone him!” ~ Karen
- Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
- Adjustment Disorder
- Alcohol Use
- Bipolar Disorder
- Dissociative Disorder
- Drug Use
- Invega Treatment
- LGBTQ Population
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Suboxone Treatment
- Vivitrol Treatment