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Michael Lawrie, PMHNP-BC 

Behavioral Health | Psychiatry

Michael Lawrie, PMHNP-BC, is an adult psychiatric nurse practitioner with Community Health Behavioral Health. He’s been an emergency department nurse at Rutland Regional Medical Center and a hospice nurse for Bayada Hospice in Rutland. A graduate of Walden University’s Master of Science in Nursing program, Lawrie also holds undergraduate degrees in English, religious studies, computer science, and mathematics. He volunteers with Relay for Life and the Rutland Free Clinic offering therapeutic massage for cancer survivors, nursing services for underserved communities, and mindful meditation groups.

He enjoys playing music, backpacking, cycling, swimming and running.

Philosophy of Care

Philosophy of Care: Meeting people where they are with both empathy and compassion. First, I listen. I then assist.

Professional Interests: 
Utilizing a collaborative relationship with people to help them reach their chronic and acute mental health goals.

Education & Training


  • MSN Nursing - Walden University, MN
  • BS Nursing  - University of Memphis, Loewenberg College of Nursing, TN
  • AAS Nursing - St. Elizabeth's College of Nursing, NY
  • BA English/Comparative Religion - SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
  • AAS Computer Science/Math - SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY 


  • United Counseling Service - Bennington, VT
  • Rutland Regional Medical Center - Rutland, VT

Board Certifications

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners AANP
  • American Nurses Association, ANA
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association, APNA
  • Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry, AAPP
  • Emergency Nurses Association, ENA
  • Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association, VNPA

License States

  • VT

Seeing patients at. . .

Community Health North Main

231 North Main Street
Rutland, VT 05701