Skilled Nurse Christine M. Garcia, PNP, to Be Published in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

With an upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare, Christine M. Garcia, RN, MA, MS, PNP, joins the prestigious ranks of the International Nurses Association. She is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with 40 years of experience in her field and extensive expertise in nursing and developmental pediatrics. Christine is currently operating her own private practice in New York City,  where she provides developmental assessments, behavioral assessments and provides appropriate treatment with referrals for additional services in support of the family. She is an adjunct professor at LaGuardia Community College.

Christine received her original nursing degree, a nursing diploma / A.S. in 1976, from Columbia Memorial Hospital School of Nursing – located in Hudson, New York. She also holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree of science in nursing from Hunter – Bellevue School of Nursing. She has completed a Post Master’s Certificate for “The Care of Children with Special Needs”, from New York University. She holds a master’s degree in developmental psychology obtained from The New School. While there she participated in attachment research in the Margaret Mahler nursery.

She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing and has  received recognition as serving as a chapter leader in  2002. She maintains a membership in the American Psychological Association, The Association for Play Therapy, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, New York Academy of Medicine, and Southern Poverty Law Center.

Christine attributes her success to curiosity, a thirst for knowledge, and great mentors.  Her original education was accomplished with the assistance of receiving a New York State Regents’ Scholarship.

Making a difference with a focus in helping others, guides her in her endeavors.  As an advocate for mental health services in New York City, she chaired  a task-force  for the Manhattan Mental  Health Council to research the starting of mobile crisis teams in the New York City Area. She was honored with an American Red Cross Award for her service during the 9/11 crisis. She is an active participant in the Nurses Health Study II. Her dedication has been rewarded by Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Mount Sinai Hospital (at Roosevelt Site), and Manpower Employment Services.

Christine has served in the armed services as a 1st lieutenant in the United States Army. She received extensive training in NBC Defense.

Christine maintains her expertise by reading Contemporary Pediatrics Current Psychiatry, Pediatric Annals and Play Therapy, as well as attending area conferences.

When not assisting patients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, working with animal rescue groups,  golfing, skiing, swimming, and traveling.

Learn more about Christine here: and read her upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare.

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