Kaitlyn Stewart, PMHNP
Kaitlyn [Kaity] Stewart PMHNP-BC CNM (pronouns: they/them) is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner [PMHNP-BC] with Quince Orchard Psychotherapy. Kaity graduated from Johns Hopkins University as a Registered Nurse and worked in family planning/abortion care as well as anti-violence and trauma recovery work for several years before completing their graduate degree in Nurse-Midwifery. After working as a Certified Nurse Midwife for several years, they returned to school for training as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
Kaity has a special interest and expertise in perinatal mental health and is certified as a Perinatal Mental Health Specialist by Postpartum Support International. They are able to provide assessments and medication management for people who are trying to conceive, pregnant, or postpartum. https://psidirectory.com/listing/kaity-stewart-pmhnp.html
Their other areas of passion and experience include LGBTQ+ affirming care, gender identity, trauma-focused care, complex PTSD, bipolar disorder, treatment-resistant depression, and alternative emerging treatments for mental health. They’re an active member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the Psychedelic Medicine Association.
The foundations of their care are rooted in consent, a trauma-focused perspective, and client-led goals. They are passionate about engaging clients as active participants in their journey towards a fulfilling life and they approach mental health diagnoses and treatment from a collaborative framework.