Cristina Sertway, APN, PMHNP-BC, is an Advanced Practice Nurse specializing in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry at Clarity Psychiatry Care in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
With over a decade of nursing and psychiatric experience, Cristina quickly realized she had two passions: psychiatry and emergency medicine.
Before entering the nursing field, Cristina obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. Shortly after college, Cristina received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She spent most of her nursing career as an emergency medicine nurse at an urban, level-one trauma center.
Cristina is dual-trained in pediatric and adult emergency nursing care, holding multiple advanced certifications in pediatric and adult resuscitation, disaster management, and trauma care.
Cristina received her graduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and is board-certified as a family psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, practicing in the treatment of both children and adults.
She specializes in the treatment of chronic and persistent mental illness, childhood psychosis, mood disorders (including anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder), eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse.
She also specializes in complex pediatric and adult psychopharmacology cases and often utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to patient care when developing treatment plans.
Cristina is extremely passionate about preserving mental well-being and advocates the importance of preventative mental health care.