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Meet Dr. Marcelline Girlie, DNP, APRN

Dual Board Certified Family & Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner



Dr. Marcelline L. Girlie, DNP is a Haitian-born native of the island of St Martin. She is a dual board- certified Family and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with various experience in emergency medicine, critical care, primary care and pediatrics. She is a graduate of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, FL where she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Dr. Girlie then pursued her Master's Degree in Nursing as well as her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at Robert-Morris University in Pittsburg, PA. Her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of common and complex health and mental care problems throughout the lifespan. Dr. Girlie has an intense approach in the care of and advocacy of the family unit. Ensuring the physical and mental health of the individuals are catered to no matter their life’s journeys and stages of development. She emphasizes on the attention to behavior changes and the need for social and therapeutic interventions. Dr. Girlie practices an integrative style including functional medicine and nutritional psychiatry. She has taught in academia for various universities and continues to teach in various formats about physical and mental care. 

Outside of her scientific calling, Dr. Girlie has cultivated a passion for fashion which developed into a body positive brand for the everyday Curvy/Plus Size woman, called CurvEssentials Boutique. You are sure to find her educating others, motivating change and advocating for the overall health and wellness of others. She enjoys helping women fulfill their God-given passions out loud by encouraging them to quiet the internal and external societal distractions by advocating for their physical, mental and spiritual well-being . She aims to inspire others to meet “themselves” right where they are in order to motivate change. “ She is the co-founder of Imperial Legacy, Inc a 501c3 nonprofit organization that  improve lives through the power of literacy by building confidence and providing opportunities to gain education and skills. Dr. Girlie is a wife, a mother and all around lover of people. She is very involved in her local church and serves on various non-profit boards for causes that impact and empower women in her community.

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