Shirley Messina, PMHNP-BC | Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse
Shirley Messina is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certified in both New Jersey and Florida. Shirley received her first Masters in Psychological Services at Kean University, followed by her second Masters of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing from Monmouth University. Shirley has worked in many different settings, including special education, school settings, detox facilities, child/adolescent inpatient/outpatient, as well as crisis intervention. Her experience and training includes various mental health conditions such as Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Schizophrenia, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder. She has been employed in the Mental Health field for over 10 years. Providing psychological and medication evaluations, she focuses on building a therapeutic relationship with her clientele to promote healthy and effective care throughout their treatment.