Andrée de Lisser, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

Andrée de Lisser

Lecturer in Nursing

Yale School of Nursing - Room 21703

phone: 203-737-5433

fax: 203-785-6455


Andrée de Lisser is a Lecturer in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty. She received her MSN from Yale University School of Nursing and earned a DNP from Case Western Reserve University in the fall of 2015. Ms. de Lisser has an extensive background in consultation-liaison psychiatry, organizational behavior and bereavement.  She is committed to keeping the therapeutic relationship focus in the PMHNP practice and is delighted to be teaching adult and gero-psych clinical seminars and two of the therapeutic modalities courses; individual and group psychotherapy. 

Research Interests/Clinical Practice

Research Interests

de Lisser’s DNP scholarly project is looking at depressive symptoms and chronic sorrow in elderly clients with chronic physical illness(es). Her other research interests include embedded psychiatric services in primary care, end-of-life/palliative care, and bereavement as well as global mental health.

Clinical Practice

Ms. de Lisser has a private psychotherapy practice in Northern Westchester, NY with a specialization in couple’s therapy and is a per diem mental health nurse clinician with the Visiting Nurse Association of the Hudson Valley.

Selected Publications/Presentations


de Lisser, A.L. (1986). Holiday Blues: Theirs and Ours. Critical Care Nurse, 6 (6), 55-59.

de Lisser, A.L. (1987).  Review of Hill, A.F. with Hamilton, P.K., Ringer,L. I’m a Patient too: Cansurmount: The Dynamic Cancer Patient Support Program, Oncology Nursing Forum, 14 (5), 116.

de Lisser, A. L., Lippman, D.T., Schulze, M.W. (1988). The Advantages of a Career in Nursing. The College digest Schools of Nursing, 2 (1), 4-5.

de Lisser, A.L. (1989). Review of Distel-Schwartz,J., Mears, M. Fight for Your Life (video) In Oncology Nursing Forum, 16 (5), 743-4.

de Lisser, A.L. (1989). Psychosocial Support: What Does It Really Mean? Office Oncology Nursing, 3 (2), 2.

de Lisser, A.L. (1991). Review of Lewis, S., Grainger,RDK et al (1989). Manual of Psychosocial Nursing Interventions; Promoting Mental Health in Medical-Surgical Settings. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co. In Oncology Nursing Forum, 18 (3), 610.


Understanding Depressive Symptoms: Chronic Sorrow in the Elderly (Methodological Considerations and Clinical Implications) American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference, Hartford, Ct. October 20, 2016

Chronic Sorrow in the Elderly: Methodological Considerations and Clinical Implications. Yale School of Nursing Scholars’ Day 2016, Orange, Ct, October 28, 2016

What’s So Normal About Grief? How Do We Know and How Do We Help? CT APRNS Annual Conference, Southbury, Ct, April 24, 2014