Michelle Buckman PhD, RN is a practicing psychiatric clinical nurse specialist certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has 32 years’ experience working with a variety of people suffering with mental illness and family conflict. Currently Dr. Buckman is the psychiatric nurse of the Loma Linda University emergency department and a nurse clinician at the child and adolescent intensive outpatient clinic. She has an earned Master of Science in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and a PhD in Nursing Science.

Dr. Buckman’s areas of expertise are:

● Supportive group therapy

● Brief situational therapy and referrals

● College student concerns and mental health assessment

● Development of psychiatric care settings, evaluation of existing programs/settings

● Child and adolescent intensive psychiatric care

● Chemical dependency assessment and interventions

● Crisis intervention.

Dr. Buckman teaches Community Mental Health at Loma Linda University School of Nursing and participates in mental health research. 

6809 Indiana Ave Ste 210 Riverside, CA 92506: Phone 951-289-9335