Meet Chrissie Brewer, PMHNP-BC
Child, Adolescent, & Young Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Chrissie Brewer is a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) who is ANCC board-certified to serve clients across the lifespan. She has long been passionate about psychology and first pursued her interest in the field as an undergraduate at Connecticut College, where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She trained for her career in advanced psychiatric nursing at the prestigious Columbia University School of Nursing; she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master’s of Science in Psychiatric/Mental Health Advanced Nursing Practice. As a Columbia student and Registered Nurse, she also worked and trained in some of the best hospitals in New York City, including New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell and Payne Whitney Westchester.
Chrissie is strongly committed to working with young people. Her treatment approach respects the client as a whole. She takes into account familial, psychosocial, interpersonal, and medical factors to tailor treatment to the individual. Suggested treatment interventions may include the use of psychotropic medication, but also place emphasis on other important domains of wellbeing, including nutrition, exercise, interpersonal and familial relationships, and psychotherapy. Chrissie’s psychotherapeutic approach is informed by tenets of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness practices aimed at helping clients to improve their skills in coping and emotional self-regulation.
Chrissie has extensive experience treating psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence, including Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, mood disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, psychotic illness, school refusal/truancy, and personality disorders.
Chrissie prides herself on being available to her patients day or night to answer questions and provide support. Part of what you will get in working with Chrissie is a warm, friendly, and compassionate provider who takes pleasure in providing personable and accessible care. You’ll never have to live with unanswered questions or concerns with Chrissie. She actively seeks to meet your treatment needs in real-time so that your treatment experience is as clear, supportive, and uplifting as possible.
Get Started Today
We’re pleased you are here, and we’re committed to finding the right person to help you with your mental health.
Step 1: Connect
Finding the right person to help can seem challenging, which is why we offer multiple ways to connect with us. You can schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation with our highly trained Clinical Coordinator, Alli Malamut, by either:
- Calling or texting us at: 212-286-8801
- Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- By completing the form to the left.
If you do not reach us directly, you can expect to hear back from us the same day or within one business day.
Step 2: Get Matched
In order to find you an ideal fitting clinician or therapist, our Clinical Coordinator will want to learn more about you. Specifically, it would be helpful to hear about your concerns, personal preferences, and any relevant logistical matters (for example, in-person or video sessions? best time or day to meet?) During this call, please feel free to ask us any questions as well!
Please feel free to share with us if you have already identified someone you would like to work with from our Our Team page.
Step 3: Check the fit
Connect with the clinician or therapist you are matched with to ask questions, share history, and make sure you feel comfortable about moving forward. If so, book your first session. If it does not feel right, circle back with us.
Step 4: Get started
Schedule time to meet with your new clinician or therapist and work towards living a more fulfilling life!
Over the years, we’ve found our thoughtful matching process is the surest way to find you an ideal clinician or therapist and achieve the best outcome for you.