Our Faculty

Nicole Cerussi

Clinical Associate Professor

College of Health Professions

Graduate Nursing

  • @Pleasantville


Doctor of Nursing Practice, New York University, New York, NY, 2019

MS, New York University, New York, NY, 2016
Psychiatric NP Program

BA, SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY, 2011
Liberal Studies

AS, Cochran School of Nursing, Yonkers, NY, 2006
Applied Science in Nursing

Awards and Honors

Brookdale Foundation, 2018 - Brookdale Foundation Scholar
HRSA, 2017 - HRSA Nurse Faculty Recipient
Barbara Jonas Psychiatric, 2017 - Mental Health Nursing Scholar
New York University, 2017 - Nurse Faculty Loan Program Recipient and Teaching Residency
New York University - Psychiatry, 2016 - Distinguished Student Award
New York University, 2016 - The Claire and Samuel Fagan Scholarship Award for Psychiatric Nursing
NYU College of Nursing, 2016 - Valedictorian
2015 - Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
SUNY Purchase, 2011 - Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
2006 - Medical Staff Nursing Award
2004 - Switzer Scholar Nursing
2004 - Walshin Scholar Nursing


  • Basic Life Support - American Heart Association
  • Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Child Centered Play Therapy at National Institute for Relationship Enhancement, MD
  • DEA certified, including buprenorphine waiver
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Basic Training-EMRD Institute, CT
  • New Jersey State Registered Professional Nurse
  • New York State Registered Professional Nurse
  • Sanctuary Model, Trauma Informed Care- JCCA Residential Treatment, NY
  • Sociodrama for Children, Level 1- Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute, NY
  • • New York State Registered Professional Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry


Cerussi, N. K. (2016, October). American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Pre-Conference. Brain Stimulation- Best clinical practices, research, and integration into a PMHNP program. American Psychiatric Nurses Association .


American Association of Nurse Practitioners

American Psychiatric Nurses Association[Member]

More Faculty Members