Lindner Center of HOPE, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Outpatient Services

Amanda Porter is a triple-board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner, certified in internal medicine, psychiatry/mental health and addictions.

In her role, Ms. Porter offers patients psychiatric medication evaluation and treatment in addition to ongoing therapeutic evaluation and program support.

Prior to joining Lindner Center of HOPE, she served as an Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for Modern Psychiatry and Wellness, LLC in West Chester, Ohio. There she gained significant experience conducting diagnostic evaluations and carrying out a holistic treatment plan, including prescription of appropriate medications.

Additional experience includes serving as Nurse Practitioner for Inpatient Behavioral Health Services at Kettering Health Network in Hamilton, Ohio, serving as adjunct nursing faculty and clinical instructor at the College of Mt. St. Joseph in Cincinnati, and serving as staff nurse in ICUs in hospitals around Cincinnati.

Ms. Porter has professional membership in a number of nursing societies and has published in MEDSURG Nursing and The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. She also serves as a volunteer preceptor for several local universities.

Areas of Specialty

  • Holistic treatment with a functional medicine approach
  • Medication management


  • 2015 Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Eastern Kentucky University
  • 2013 Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Cincinnati
  • 2008 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of South Carolina

Licensure and Certification:

  • CPR and AED (BLS)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) in Ohio
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) in Ohio
  • Certificate of Authority (COA) in Ohio
  • Certificate to Prescribe (CTP) in Ohio
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) prescriptive authority
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI)
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
  • Clozapine REMS Certification
  • Certified Addictions Advanced Practice Nurse (CARN-AP)