Julia Altman, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC is a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner licensed in California and certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and medication management for a variety of mental health conditions.
Julia received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Princeton University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia University. She obtained a Master’s degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing from the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her clinical internship at Palo Alto Medical Foundation where she worked with children and adults in an outpatient practice. After graduate school, Julia completed the residency training program at the San Francisco Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
Julia has a number of clinical interests including mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, substance use, insomnia and women’s mental health issues. She takes an integrative approach to treatment which includes medication, psychotherapy, and lifestyle modification to address her patients’ mental health needs. She believes fully in the role that sleep, exercise, and nutrition play in mental wellbeing. She will work closely with you to develop a treatment plan that prioritizes your goals and values.