Christina Mitchell DNP, CPNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Provider type: Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent

Services Provided: Psychiatric Consultation and Evaluation / Medication Management

About Christina Mitchell DNP, CPNP, PMHNP-BC

Christina Mitchell DNP, CPNP, PMHNP-BCl is a Nurse Practitioner who provides psychiatric and psychopharmacological (medical) assessment and treatment for children and young adults. As a registered nurse she worked in the pediatric, psychiatric, and emergency room settings. Dr. Mitchell has had experience caring for families afflicted by violence across the lifespan and with varying arrays of severity. She has focused her career fostering preventative health and flourishing development to the pediatric population. She has worked for the past 5 years (and continues to work) as a pediatric nurse practitioner where she has taken a keen interest in screening for mental health in primary care and improving access for pediatric patients to psychiatric care.

Specialties

  • ADD & ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Childhood Behavioral Problems
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Therapy/Parenting
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Medication Management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Related Behavioral Difficulties
  • Panic Disorders
  • Selective Mutism
  • Self Harm
  • Sleep
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Tics
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Young Child (ages 0-6)
  • Education & Certifications

    Dr. Mitchell received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. As a registered nurse she worked in both the pediatric and emergency room settings. She received her Masters of Science from Boston College with a concentration in Forensic Nursing. It is during this training that she had experience caring for families afflicted by violence across the lifespan and with varying arrays of severity. She wanted to focus her career fostering preventative health and flourishing development to the pediatric population, leading her to obtain her Doctorate in Nursing Practice while completing her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner curriculum. She has worked for the past 5 years as a pediatric nurse practitioner where she has taken a keen interest in screening for mental health in primary care. In fact, she has won an award for her doctoral research at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner annual conference in 2016. In the same year, she gave a presentation at the Pediatric Nursing Conference on Adolescent Mental Health Screening in Primary Care. She obtained her Post-Doctoral Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health in 2019 to fill the gap in access to pediatric psychiatric care. She is an active, busy mother of four.

    Locations

    Medfield

    266 Main Street Bldg.3
    Suite 33A
    Medfield, MA 02052

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