faculty profile

Jennifer Scroggie   MSN, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor


Jennifer Scroggie is Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and faculty member in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program. She also has a faculty appointment in the department of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 

Ms. Scroggie has almost forty years of experience as a Registered Nurse and has been teaching and practicing as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for over fifteen years.

Ms. Scroggie completed her training as a psychoanalyst at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute. She has been a faculty member of the Advanced Psychodynamic Psychotherapy program in Nashville TN since 2006. 

Her primary clinical interests are in psychodynamic psychotherapy, personality disorders, psychosomatic medicine and the interface with medication management.

Jennifer's teaching interests are in theories of psychotherapy, group and family psychotherapy, clinical supervision and individual and group clinical practicum. She has individually supervised over 40 Graduate Nursing students, worked with 30 Psychiatry residents in psychodynamic process groups and receives her own clinical supervision with four supervisors.

Meet Jennifer Scroggie [Video]

Current Projects

  • Provision of clinical services to Psychiatric patients, medications and psychotherapy

Professional Organizations

  • American Nursing Association
  • Tennessee Nurses Association
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • American Psychological Association, Division 39, Psychoanalysis
  • American Psychoanalytic Association
  • St Louis Psychoanalytic Association
  • Nashville Psychoanalytic Study Group
  • Advanced Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program - Faculty