Debbie Bates is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, specializing in psychotherapy and medication management to optimize mental health. She provides holistic, evidenced-based, and culturally sensitive care. She specializes in trauma, mood disorders, PTSD, ADHD, anxiety, substance use and other common and complex mental health diagnoses.
Debbie enjoys seeing children, adolescents, and adults, ages 5-55, in La Jolla, and via video across the state of California.
Debbie received her Master’s in Nursing (MSN) from Duke University and is completing Duke’s Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) program with a concentration in Psychiatric Mental Health and Healthcare Leadership. She is a Consulting Associate in Duke’s School of Nursing-Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program.
- License: California / 30093