About Jennifer Montjoy
Jennifer worked as a registered nurse in a variety of medical departments in the southeastern U.S. for more than twelve years, including the emergency department, ambulatory surgery, and gastrointestinal (GI) lab, before finding her passion in behavioral health and pursuing her advanced practice degree. Consequently, she brings a holistic healthcare approach to her psychiatric practice. Prior to joining the CAPS team, she worked as a psychiatric provider at a child and adolescent community mental health clinic.
Degrees, License & Board Certification
Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of South Carolina and her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Vanderbilt University. She is licensed to practice in the state of Arizona and is board certified as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner to treat children, adolescents, and adults.
Role at CAPS
Jennifer is a psychiatric provider for undergraduate and graduate students.
Clinical Interests & Specialties
Jennifer’s research and clinical interests include developmental trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder. In addition to working as a clinician at CAPS, she is a PhD student here at the University of Arizona specializing in the physiological transmission of transgenerational trauma.
Jennifer’s practice philosophy is collaborative, integrative, and individualized. She is a strong proponent of several therapy modalities and believes that medication can be a helpful tool, however, encourages those who desire enduring and meaningful change and personal development to engage in individual and/or group therapy.