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Dr. Gunnar E. Christiansen M.D.

Southern California Representative

Presbyterian Serious Mental Illness Network

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Presbyterian Serious Mental Illness Network

Background Information

Employment History


National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Vice President

California Alliance for the Mentally Ill


hairman, Immediate Past President
FaithNet NAMI

National Day


Bachelor of Arts degree

Stanford University


Masters Degree

University of Oregon Medical School

Web References (62 Total References)

FaithNet Advisory Board [cached]

Gunnar Christiansen, M.D.

FaithNet Co-Chair
Dr. Christiansen, a retired board certified ophthalmologist, was initially the founding chairman and is now co-chairman of FaithNet NAMI and editor of the FaithNet NAMI E-Mail Network, which is distributed nationally.
He has been active in advocacy for the benefit of those affected by mental illness for the past 15 years at a local, state and national level.He has lectured throughout the United States and is past president of NAMI California.He is currently the Southern California representative for the Presbyterian Serious Mental Illness Network.At a local level, he continues to serve on the advisory board for NAMI Orange County and in 2002 was designated the "Volunteer of the Year" by both the Orange County Mental Health Association and NAMI Orange County.
Gunnar and his wife, Susan, have four adult children one of whom has schizophrenia.
Gunnar Christiansen, M.D.

MindFreedom Online: Hot News [cached]


NAMI California Board Of Directors
To: Brian Jacobs, Anne O'Niell, Bob Brooks, Ann Heater, Rev. Chet Watson, Howard Black, Karen Hart, Randall Hagar, Lynne Smith, Chuck Sosebee, Bernie Zuber, Gunnar Christiansen

Mental Health Ministries: To Erase the Stigma of Mental Illness [cached]

This day of prayer was initiated by Angela Vickers, JD of NAMI Florida and Gunnar Christiansen, MD of NAMI California in 2004.

The FaithNet table included resources from Dr. Gunnar Christiansen, Pathways to Promise, FaithCEP and a new book by Angela Vickers.

Mental Health Ministries: To Erase the Stigma of Mental Illness [cached]

From left to right: Dr. Gunnar Christiansen (co-founder FaithNet NAMI), Rev. Susan Gregg-Schroeder (Mental Health Ministries), Rev. Bob Dell (Pathways to Promise).

Gunnar and Susan Christiansen receive Distinguished Service Award for their work with FaithNet NAMI.
Ann Catherine (Hope to Healing, WI), and Dr. Gunnar Christiansen (FaithNet, CA).

Gunnar Christiansen - NAMI ... [cached]

Gunnar Christiansen - NAMI Orange County, Calif.

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