Her approach is to work collaboratively with the clients and she focuses on teaching, health promotion, clinical guidelines, and integrative care.
Cassandra Shepard is dual-licensed as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center received her Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing from the University of Saint Joseph. Cassandra has work experience in short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, inpatient, outpatient psychiatric treatment settings, and partial hospitalization program services.
Cassandra provides medication evaluation and management for the entire lifespan with various behavioral health illnesses such as anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, eating disorders, and other comorbid psychiatric disorders. Her approach is to work collaboratively with the clients, and she focuses on teaching, health promotion, clinical guidelines, and integrative care. Cassandra’s main goal is a multidimensional approach to address individual concerns appropriately and to develop an effective, manageable, and approachable treatment plan.
Advance Practice Registered Nurse
Post-master Certificate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - University of Saint Joseph; Master of Science in Nursing - University of Saint Joseph.