joshhamilton | Psychiatric & Behavioral Health
About Dr. Josh Hamilton, APRN
Josh Hamilton has more than two decades of nursing experience. He also holds professorial appointments, leadership positions and consults extensively in the higher education and clinical spaces. Previously, he was Associate Medical director for the largest managed care behavioral health network in the Desert Southwest. He served on the Nevada Board of Nursing's Advanced Practice and Educational Advisory Committees and spearheaded the Donate Life campaign at the state level.
His professional interests include neurobiology, pharmacology and epigenetics. He is an internationally-recognized speaker on these (and related) topics at conferences and professional meetings. He works with a variety of organizations to develop, review and present live and enduring continuing education activities. He serves on the psychiatric medication working group at the Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science & Innovation, a FDA-sponsored project at the University of Maryland.
Dr. Hamilton earned his doctorate in Nursing from Rush University in Chicago. At the University of Wyoming he earned a baccalaureate degree in Natural Science & Mathematics, as well as a Master of Science in Nursing. He also has an undergraduate degree in Biology. He is nationally certified as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner; family primary care nurse practitioner; telemental healthcare provider; and academic nurse educator. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Josh is also a master clinical psychopharmacologist (through the Neuroscience Education Institute), and he was the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus at his alma mater. He is the Nevada state representative for AANP.
As a nurse practitioner, Dr. Hamilton offers a uniquely effective approach to wellness that focuses on the care as well as the cure.
About Our Practice Model
We've designed our mental health practice and our procedures to make your journey to wellness pleasant as well as productive.
Our areas of specialty include:
- Depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders
- Learning difficulties
- Disruptive behavior issues
- Dementia and other cognitive conditions
- Trauma and coping difficulties
- Impaired self-concept and low self-esteem.
We've invested in technology to offer you the convenience of online scheduling, virtual telephone- or video-based appointments, and the security of electronic medical records.