Christopher Riggan received his MSN as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He’s been a full-time primary care nurse since 2003, providing primary and psychiatric care to a wide variety of patients in acute distress in local area hospitals such as Duke University Hospital and UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Christopher specializes in the area of neuroscience and has become proficient in his understanding of the brain and how mental health is connected to other systems of the body. He has made it the primary objective throughout his career to incorporate the mind and the body into every treatment regimen, bridging the gap between a patient’s physical health and mental health. He strives not only to provide care for his clients but to also educate them and help them understand their mental health needs.
Christopher has experience with treating all ages of patients, providing medication management and counseling services. From pediatric to geriatric, Christopher has experience treating various mental health issues. He specializes in child psychiatry, ADHD, psychotherapy, PTSD, and addiction.
He is a military veteran serving 9 years in the Army as a combat medic, a proud father of a son and a daughter, and has been happily married for 18 years to a loving wife who is a registered nurse.