Valsamma Joy MSN, NP-C, PMHNP-BC, CEN
Valsamma Joy is a board cetified Medical and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Valsamma earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Trichur Government Engineering College in Kerala, India and later decided to choose nursing as her dream career because of her passion and empathy for people needing care and support. Valsamma completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Master’s Degree in Adult Health with high honors from Farleigh Dickinson University. After practicing as a medical nurse practitioner in a large metropolitan Emergency Department for over 11 years, she decided to expand her knowledge and skills by becoming a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner earning a Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Psychiatry. She also has been working many years in a psychiatric emergency department and detox treatment center treating patients with depression, anxiety, PTSD and substance use disorder. Valsamma holds certifications in Emergency Medicine, Cardiac Arrhythmia treatment and medically assisted treatment (MAT) for substance use disorder.
Valsamma is very compassionate and caring for her patients. Her goal is to provide unbiased professional and quality care for patients with various types of mental health disorders.
We are mental health providers which specialize in a variety of conditions including Generalized Anxiety disorder, Major Depression, OCD, PTSD, Bipolar, Mood disorders, Autism, Personality disorders, Anger management, Addiction.
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