PhD, EdD, APN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing
726 Broadway, 10th FloorNew York, NY 10003
Areas of Specialization
Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology
Post MS, 2011, Rutgers University
PhD, 2005, Fielding University
MA, 1998, Fielding University
EdD, 1986, Rutgers University
MS, 1975, Hunter College
BS, 1973, Rutgers University
AAS, 1971, Middlesex County College
Dr. Knight is a licensed psychiatric nurse practitioner and a licensed clinical psychologist. She coordinates the Psychiatric-Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing Program. She has a long history working as both an academician and psychiatric practitioner. She has a private practice where she conducts psychiatric evaluations, prescribes psychiatric medication, and provides psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Knight is certified in family, gestalt, redecision, emotion-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and expressive arts therapy. She has special interests in psychotherapy training and supervision, mental health public policy, anxiety and psychophysiological disorders, and integrating music and the creative arts in healing practices.
Honors and Awards
2011 Society of Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses: Leadership Award
2010 Teacher of the Year Award: Rutgers College of Nursing (voted by students)
2004 NJ State Nurses Association: Leadership Award
1990 NJ State Nurses Association: Psychiatric Nurse of the Year Award
1975-1973 Hunter College: Traineeship
1973 Ella B. Stonesby Award for Highest Academic Average, Rutgers College of Nursing
1973-1972 Rutgers, University, Nursing Traineeship
1972 Sigma Theta Tau, National Honor Society in Nursing
Licensed Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse
Certified Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Certified Emotion-Focused Therapist
Certified Transactional Analysis and Redecision Therapist
Certified Child & Adolescent Gestalt Therapist
Certified Expressive Arts Therapist
Certified Gestalt Therapist
Certified Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
American Academy of Psychotherapists: Member
American Nurses Association: Member
American Psychiatric Nurses Association: Member
American Psychological Association: Member
International Society of Psychiatric Nursing: Member
National Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy: Member
NJ Nurses Association: Member
Society of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses of NJSNA: President
Somerset-Hunterdon Psychological Association: Member
Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests
Dr. Knight has a private practice where she conducts psychiatric evaluations, prescribes psychiatric medication, and provides psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults.
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