Melinda K. Sutton-Griffin, DNP, RN-BC, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

ALUMNI OF: University of Alabama
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  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Substance use disorders
  • Medication
  • Psychotherapy
  • Acute and chronic mental health problems
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Addiction psychiatry
  • Telepsychiatry


  • University of Alabama Birmingham, Doctorate in Nursing Practice
  • University of Alabama Birmingham, Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric
  • Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • University of Alabama Huntsville, Bachelor of Science in Nursing


  1. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  2. Controlled Substance Registration (DEA)
  3. Registered Nurse, RN
  4. Gerontological Nursing, RN-BC
  5. BCLS for Healthcare Providers
  6. Controlled Substance Registration (DEA) Certificate

In-Network Insurance

Aetna Inc.
Cigna Inc
Humana Inc

Melinda K. Sutton-Griffin is a highly qualified and experienced Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a strong background in the field. She holds a Doctorate in Nursing Practice and a Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Psychiatric Mental Health. With over 8 years of experience, Melinda is dedicated to utilizing her expertise to assist individuals across the lifespan.

Her career includes significant roles at various healthcare facilities, notably as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Mountain Lakes Behavioral Health Care. Additionally, Melinda has extensive experience at UAB Hospital, where she has worked as an Assistant Nurse Manager and Charge Nurse in adult psychiatric units. Her responsibilities encompassed patient care coordination, personnel management, treatment planning, interdisciplinary collaboration, and leadership development.