Written by Barbara J. Headley RN, DNP
Barbara J. Headley, RN, DNP, has served as an adjunct faculty member and mentor in the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing and Health Professions since 2005. She is the CEO and owner of Gateway Counseling Center, working with families and individuals in need of mental health services. She is an eating disorders specialist with an award-winning history of excellence and promotes health and well-being within schools, social services and conferences. She has a history of medical/surgical nursing, ICU, behavioral health and other specialties, though her passion is teaching students the meaning of evidence-based care, asking questions and reaching for a better and safer way to take care of others.