Christina Baronov is a board certified nurse practitioner. She started her career as a certified nurse assistant at the age of 18. She continued her nursing stepping stone becoming a licensed vocational nurse providing care in skilled nursing facilities, as a school nurse, home care specializing in all age groups plus hospice and palliative care. Afterwards, she became a registered nurse working in intensive care units in Southern California while obtaining her Masters in Nursing. She also has experience in pre and post op surgery, med-surge, telemetry, emergency, etc. She continued to receive her Nurse Practitioner from University of Massachusetts Boston. Christina is very passionate about providing mental health services as she has not only witnessed the impact untreated mental illnesses has had on people from all walks of life throughout her career and community but has also witnessed the huge beneficial changes once care was adequately provided for them. She is on a mission to end the stigma on receiving necessary mental health services to ensure the best life long outcome for her patients plus their families. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her children grow and participating in their activities, cuddling with her pets, enjoying her mother’s Japanese cooking, and watching horror movies.
Mental health…is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going. – Noam Shpancer, PhD