Celeste is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelors of science in nursing and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center with a masters of science in nursing. Celeste also holds a Masters in Public Health from Walden University. She’s worked in a variety of settings including outpatient private practice, correctional facilities, and clinical research trials. She worked at the University of San Diego and enjoys working with the college age population. Celeste served for four years in the US Navy and has lived all across the United States due to her husband’s military orders. She moved to Wilmington from San Diego and looks forward to making Wilmington her permanent residence. She believes in approaching mental health holistically and is not limited merely to medications. Celeste will see clients who have established care at Chrysalis Center and also welcomes referrals from outside providers.