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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Pamela A. Terreri, MS, RN/PC, PMHNP-BC

clinical assistant professor

Pamela A. Terreri, M.S., RN/PC

Maloney Hall 374


  • M.S.N. - Boston University
  • B.S. - Boston College


Symptom management in young adults struggling with Anxiety and Mood Disorders.


Ms Terreri has been in practice as a Clinical Nurse Specialist since 1976 and has had faculty appointments at Boston University and Boston College.  Her practice includes initial psychiatric evaluations, and medication management with adults as well as ongoing psychotherapy with individuals, couples, families and groups. Her current clinical focus is in the area of symptom management in anxiety disorders and major depression.

Working with both graduate and undergraduate nursing students, Ms Terreri has been privileged to introduce students to inpatient psychiatric treatment units at McLean, St. Elizabeth’s, Newton Wellesley and The Arbour Hospitals. She has also supervised graduate students at a number of community mental health outpatient clinics and student health services throughout the Boston area. Building the alliances between academic programs and clinical agencies is an ongoing area of concentration.

Ms Terreri received her B.S.N. from Boston College and her M.S.N. from Boston University. She is certified as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the specialty of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. She is a member of The American Psychiatric Nurses Association as well as a long-term peer supervision group.

Appointments & Awards

  • 2014 - Certified by AACN


  • Willis, D. G., Rhodes, A., Dionne-Odom, J., Lee, K., & Terreri, P. (2014). A hermeneutic phenomenological understanding of men's healing from childhood maltreatment. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 33(1), 46-57. doi:10.1177/0898010114552706
  •  Grace, P. J., & Terreri, P. (2013). Nursing ethics and advanced practice: Psychiatric and mental health issues. In Grace, P. J. (Ed.). Nursing ethics and professional responsibility in advanced practice (2nd ed.) (pp. 397-422). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett.