Advanced Practice Nursing Services, LLC -


MarifrancesGullo, MSN, FNP-BC
Marifrances is the owner and a provider with Advanced Practice Nursing Services and has been providing behavioral management services for 35 years. Twenty-two of those years have been in Volusia and Flagler Counties. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a family nurse practitioner and the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a psychiatric/mental health nurse.  She has a wide range of experience, both in-patient and outpatient, managing the care of mental health patients across the life span. Marifrances has a DEA license, which permits her to prescribe medications. She is also a nursing educator. Currently, she teaches psychiatric nursing for Western Governor’s University and is an adjunct instructor with Daytona State College. She also taught Health Assessment and Community Health with the University of Central Florida. She established the first outreach clinic for the Coalition of the Homeless.   She has been awarded “Woman of the Year” in the State of Florida by the National Association of Professional Women for excellence in nursing.
Joan Cappell, ARNP

Joan has over 20 year’s experience as an ARNP.  She has worked in a variety of areas, including a state hospital, county jail, county department of corrections and private practices.  She is very straightforward with her clients, telling them how it is and not what they want to hear.
Education & Medical Training:
Oswego County of Practical Nursing – LPN
State University of New York – Nursing
Upstate Medical Center - Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
American Nurses Credentialing Center – Adult Nurse Practitioner

Paula Stowell, ARNP
Paula has had extensive experience as an ARNP, with over 20 years focusing mainly in the behavioral health field. She has a DEA license to prescribe medications. She loves working with clients and will take whatever time is needed during their appointments.
Education & Medical Training:
Georgia State University – B.A. in Psychology
University of Florida – B.S. in Nursing
Florida Atlantic University – M.S. in Nursing
University of South Florida – Post Master’s Certificate, Psychiatric Nursing
Florida Atlantic University – Doctorate in Nursing
American Nurses Credentialing Center – Psychiatric Mental Health - Nurse Practitioner


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