Emily Hochwald is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in healthcare. She began her career as a registered nurse working in various emergency and trauma centers across the country, she went on to earn a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After graduation, she worked in primary and urgent care until she found her calling working at a New York State residential facility caring for individuals with intellectual disabilities and severe psychiatric illness. Her past work experiences have exposed her to a variety of cultures, socioeconomic conditions, work-place systems, and countless health conditions which have influenced her passion for providing respectful and holistic care to individuals while promoting and working toward improved access to mental healthcare. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to live music events, cooking, and finding her next adventure.
Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up. – Brene’ Brown