Gladys Rivera is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with board certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health. She has over 20 years of clinical experience in mental health treatment including acute care, crisis intervention, inpatient psychiatric care, as well as outpatient experience in both the private and community mental health system. She has vast experience in the pharmacological treatment of anxiety, depression, and PTSD, as well as substance abuse disorders. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in nursing and subsequently obtained a graduate degree in nursing from Northeastern University in Boston where she was recognized with an award for excellence in clinical practice. Gladys is a passionate and caring provider who believes that building strong relationships is the foundation of everything we do both professionally and personally.