Yaffa is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who works part-time with Midwest Refuah Health Center. She performs initial psychiatric evaluations and medication management for adults, adolescents and children. She is also a provider at Skyway Behavioral Health’s Partial Hospitalization Program Eating Disorder track.
Yaffa earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Touro, a BSN and an MSN in psychiatric nursing from Columbia University, respectively. She has worked in a variety of mental health settings with both children and adults. She previously helped launch an initiative called the Psychiatric Urgent Care Program. This program helped fast track mental health treatment for the NorthShore community.