Jacqueline Rugg, APRN, MSN, BC
Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
phone: 203.636.0080 – ext. 593
Jackie is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and a Board Certified Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist with more than 30 years experience in the practice of psychotherapy, medication consultation and treatment. Her academic credentials include a Master of Science in Nursing from Yale University School of Nursing. From 1988 to 1995 she was the psychiatric liaison clinical nurse specialist at the Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven, where she consulted with staff and patients in relationship to one’s emotional, behavioral and cognitive responses to physical illness. She has been in private practice for the last 16 years, providing clients psychotherapy and medication consultation and treatment. Jacqueline uses DNA-guided psychotropic drug management to optimize her clients’ response to medication. In addition, she collaborates with psychotherapists to provide their clients medication evaluation and medication treatment. Jackie has a special interest in working with overweight clients as related to their mood disorders.