Loretta O’Hanlon Psych -N.P., B.C., C.N.S. has over 25 years of experience practicing in a variety of settings and roles. She is a Board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Psych-NP) and also a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). She has held Licenses in NC, FL and TN.
Her Graduate training and Advanced Practice Degree were earned through the University of Florida, Gainesville. She completed post-graduate work through the University Of South Florida and The University of North Carolina. She earned her certification as a Master Psychopharmacologist through the Neuroscience Educational Institute. She has also studied Shamanic healing for the past fifteen years through the Four Winds Society and has studied and has a Certificate in Nutrition. Her studies have brought her throughout the Americas and to Peru, the Amazon and the Andes.
Loretta O’Hanlon has been part of the research team at the Veterans Administration in Mountain Home, Tn. and The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is also past Chair of the North Carolina Nurses Association- Advanced Practice Council, along with being past Adjunct facility at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She was the first Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Western North Carolina (third in the state of N.C.).
Loretta O’Hanlon has provided consultation services nationally since 1992. She is founder and practicing provider at Life Management Consultations and founder and lecturer for Life Management Educational Services.
She has lectured at the University of Florida, for the North Carolina Nurses Association and at various colleges, community agencies and mental health centers.
Loretta O’Hanlon has a mission to promote quality innovative, holistic, client centered services. She has devoted herself to facilitating this through integrating cutting edge practice and education. Incorporating her personal and professional experiences, she developed her integrative model, Dimensional Health.
As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Loretta O’Hanlon has served in numerous community organizations and was instrumental in the development and success of the Good Samaritan Clinic of Haywood county and served on the Board of Directors. She currently serves as a professional consultant and on the Board of Directors of Magnetic Minds, a national support group for individuals with bipolar disorder and other mood issues. Her integrative model, Dimensional Health, incorporates best practices to promote healing of emotional, spiritual, medical and mental health issues.