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Sabrina Friedman, EdD, DNP, PMHCNS, FNP

Associate Professor
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5594
Email: sfriedman@apu.edu
Sabrina Friedman, EdD, DNP, PMHCNS, FNP, is a board-certified adult psychiatric clinical nurse specialist who maintains a private practice as a nurse psychotherapist, and is a board-certified family nurse practitioner with expertise in women’s, adolescent, and pediatric health. She is also trained as an EMDR therapist. Friedman is a diplomat and member of the American Psychotherapy Association, the American Association of Christian Counselors, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the California Association for Nurse Practitioners, the EMDR International Association, the Neuroscience Education Institute, and Sigma Theta Tau International. She strives to contribute to the mission of APU by adding to the community of believers, and by being a positive influence on students to incorporate Christian faith into their profession and positively impact the lives and health of their future patients.

Education

EdD, Nova Southeastern University
DNP, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
MSN, University of Southern California

Credentials/Certifications
Family Nurse Practitioner, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
Registered Nurse, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
Post-Master’s Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Duquesne University
ANCC Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification
AANP Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Furnishing License, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California

Department

  • School of Nursing
    • Graduate Programs

Expertise

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • EMDR
  • Family Practice
  • Health Care Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health

Courses Taught

GNRS 504 – Bioethics and Health Policy
GNRS 536 – Psychiatric Interventions with the Adult and Aging Client
GNRS 537 – Psychiatric Interventions with the Adolescents
GNRS 538 – Psychiatric Interventions with Selected Vulnerable Populations
GNRS 539 – Advanced Psychopharmacology
GNRS 594 – Pharmacology in Advanced Practice Nursing