Cheryl Gore

Cheryl Gore is a nationally certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Psychiatry. She completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and then earned her Master of Science in Nursing at Western Kentucky University. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology. She owner and operator of Gore Behavioral Care, LLC.

Over the past 25 years Mrs. Gore has held several positions in the field of Behavioral Health providing care in various settings: Inpatient and Partial Hospitalizations, Outpatient to include Intensive Outpatient Serving all populations; Child, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric and Community Mental Health.

Director of Nursing, Director of Risk Management, Director of Performance Improvement, Joint Commission Prep/Hospital Compliance, Infection Control and Employee Health, Assessment and Referral Clinician, Safe Crisis Management Trainer, Clinical Nursing Instructor, Clinical Preceptor for Nurse Practitioner Students, Program Development, Prescriber

Other trainings:
Suicide Prevention
Safe Crisis Management
Chemical Dependency
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Continued Education in “Evidenced Based Practice” and “Best Practice Techniques” in psychiatric interventions involving Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology.

APRN licensed held:
Kentucky, Delaware, Minnesota, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kansas

Professional Memberships:
Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing
Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Midwives
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
American Nurses Association
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology


Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Master of Science in Nursing
Western Kentucky University


Independence Main Office

3354 U.S. 160
Independence, KS 67301

Phone: (620) 331-1748
Fax: (620) 332-1940