College of Nursing
Shelley Christ received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Brandman University in May 2015. She has served as a contributing faculty member at Walden University in the Master of Science in Nursing Program since October, 2018. Dr. Christ is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is a mental health provider at a correctional center and at a community hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Christ provides treatment for adults with severe mental illness, addiction issues, and PTSD. She has been licensed as an RN in Connecticut since 1986 and Minnesota since 2018. She has been licensed as an APRN in Connecticut since 2015 and Minnesota since 2018. She completed her dissertation on compassion fatigue.