Licensure
Ohio Board of Nursing
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Education
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, Malone College, With Honors
Master’s of Science in Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Kent State University
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Kent State University
Post-Master’s of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Adult Nurse Practitioner, Kent State University
Post-Master’s Certificate, Psychiatric Mental Health Family Nurse Practitioner, Kent State University
Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Chamberlain College of Nursing

Professional History
Lori Funkhouser, DNP is an Ohio Licensed Nurse Practitioner. She’s worked in the medical field in Gastroenterology and then pursued Community Health. She was awarded as a National Health Services Corp scholar, and then started working in Community Mental Health for Mahoning and Trumbull Counties, performing both inpatient and outpatient services. She has presented lectures on mental health diagnoses and symptoms to Mahoning County Police Departments — a project sponsored by the mental health and recovery board. She joined PsyCare in 2019 to continue treatment in a community setting for both children and adults.

Specialties

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults

Professional Objectives
“To utilize my clinical knowledge and Doctoral education to provide exceptional mental healthcare to children and adult clients, who suffer moderate to severe mental health illness while utilizing evidence-based research to improve clinical practice outcomes and provide a balance between mental illness and wellness.”

Theoretical Orientation
“Carl Rogers’ Humanistic approach promotes patient-centered care. The three core concepts of genuineness, unconditional positive acceptance and empathic understanding providers can be real without judgment and show empathy towards clients.”

Certifications

  • American Nurse Credentialing Center, Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Family Nurse Practitioner
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • American Heart Association, Basic Life Support

Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • National Health Service Corp Member and Scholar