faculty profile

Chance Allen   MSW, MSN, APN, LMSW, PMHNP-BC




Chance Allen is an instructor in the pre-specialty as well as the PMHNP specialty programs. He serves on the committee for Vanderbilt Recovery Support, a collegiate recovery program for students with addictions. He is a faculty member of the Vanderbilt Center for Professional Health where he teaches proper prescribing practices of controlled drugs for APN's. As well, he is a member of the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research. In addition to teaching, he practices at Healing Arts Psychiatry. Chance has experience in working with persons with addictions using interventions ranging from medical detox to psychotherapy, and is familiar with social programs designed to treat addiction.

Meet Chance Allen [Video]


  • MSN, Psychiatric Mental Health, Vanderbilt University
  • MS in Social Work, University of Tennessee
  • BS in Social Work, Middle Tennessee State University


  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Academic Interests

  • Psychiatric Mental Health, Addiction Disorders

Clinical Practice

  • Healing Arts Psychiatry, LLC

Professional Organizations

  • NASW - National Association of Social Workers
  • NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • AAMN - American Assembly for Men in Nursing
  • APNA - American Psychiatric Nursing Association
  • ANA - American Nurses Association
  • TNA - Tennessee Nurses Association