Kristin Kiernan is a highly skilled and compassionate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a strong commitment to providing comprehensive mental health care. With a wealth of experience in the field, Kristin specializes in delivering evidence-based treatment to individuals facing a variety of mental health challenges. Her expertise encompasses psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapeutic interventions.
Dedicated to fostering a therapeutic alliance with her clients, Kristin is known for her empathetic approach and individualized treatment plans. She stays abreast of the latest advancements in psychiatric care to ensure the highest standard of practice and tailors her interventions to meet the unique needs of each individual.
As a practitioner featured on zencare, Kristin Kiernan is dedicated to creating a supportive and non-judgmental space where clients can embark on their journey towards mental well-being. Her commitment to holistic care, combined with her clinical proficiency, makes her a valued resource in the mental health community. Kristin strives to empower her clients with the tools they need to achieve lasting positive change and lead fulfilling lives.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Psychotic disorders - Supporting individuals and families to manage symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, and agitations while maintaining healthy, supportive relationships
Schizophrenia - Support monitoring and managing symptoms; building skills and supports to reduce and respond to stressors and sustain a balanced life
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Chamberlain University , Master of Science in Nursing , 2023