Cross Valley Celebrates Graduate

Mark Olsen, MBA

July 27th, 2023

Cross Valley Health & Medicine recognizes their practitioner's achievement in continuing their education in mental health.

The practice acknowledges Christian J. Plaza, PMHNP, FNP-C, who completed his Post-Master's Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health from Mount Saint Mary College on May 12th, 2023.

Being part of the college's first program cohort, Plaza had spent the past two years focusing on diagnosing, treating, and managing psychiatric patients across all stages of life. His studies have underscored the vital role of good mental hygiene practices.

Cross Valley Health & Medicine, an independently owned multi-specialty practice, offers specialized healthcare services such as internal medicine, addiction recovery, medical cannabis certification, weight loss management, and LGBTQ+ care. The practice is currently accepting new patients aged 18 and over.

Plaza said, "I embrace my new role as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, finding purpose in offering compassionate psychiatric care to our communities. I am now equipped to treat a wide range of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, substance use disorders, PTSD, ADHD, and more. I am dedicated to fostering mental wellness and enriching lives through understand and resilience."

In light of Plaza's achievement, Cross Valley Health & Medicine looks forward to expanding into providing psychiatric health services later this year. 

Cross Valley Health & Medicine is a multi-specialty primary care practice in Newburgh NY. Appointments are offered both virtually and in person. The practice has two medical providers on staff, Doctor Paul Saladino, dual board-certified in Addiction Medicine and Internal Medicine, and Christian Plaza, PMHNP, FNP-C.

Both practitioners are eager to see new patients for the following programs: Substance Abuse TreatmentLGBTQ+ CareBehavioral Health ManagementHIV/AIDS Care ManagementPrimary CareMedical Marijuana CertificationsMedication-Assisted TreatmentSTD/STI Care Management, and Weight Loss Management. 

If you are interested in becoming a patient of Cross Valley, please click here to access our online paperwork portal or give our office a call at 845-561-7075.


Pictured Christian J. Plaza, PMHNP, FNP-C, Clinical & Business Director

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