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My Training

Tanya R. Sorrell, PhD, NP-C, RN, MS

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Yuma AZ since 2003


  • Louisiana State University – BS Biosciences
  • University of Southern Mississippi – MS in Clinical Psychology
  • Vanderbilt University – MSN in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    • 1st in class of 225 students
  • University of Arizona- PhD in Mental Health of Vulnerable Populations


  • VAMC- Biloxi, MS
  • VAMC- Nashville, TN
  • St. Anne's Hospital- Poole, England
  • Crisis Response Specialist Teams- 9 years
  • Minority and Women's Empowerment Missions- 10 years

Academic Appointments

  • University of Arizona- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Preceptor
  • Arizona Western College- Psychiatric Nursing Rotation Preceptor

Licensure and Certification

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center- Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Arizona Board of Nursing- Registered Nurse Practitioner with prescription and dispensing ability
  • DEA Certification, US Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Arizona Pharmacy Prescriber Certification, Arizona Board of Pharmacy
  • Psychopharmacologist certificate, NEI Global Psychopharmacology Course
  • Diploma and Certification in Mexican/Native American Herbal Medicine (Herbolaria)- Tlahui Universitaria Internacional de Medicina Tradicional, Cuernavaca, Mexico, August 2009

Awards and Honors

  • ANA SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program- University of Arizona
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Studies Program- University of Arizona
  • Graduate Fellowship Award- University of Arizona
  • Clinical Employee of the Year- the EXCEL Group, Inc.
  • National Health Service Corps Clinician Loan Repayment Program.
  • Julia Hereford Full Merit Scholarship. Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.


  • Mental Health Treatment Preferences for Persons of Mexican Heritage
  • Culture-Bound Syndromes in Mexican-American: A literature review. Submitted to the Journal of Transcultural Nursing.
  • Mexican American Cultural Bound Mental Health Syndromes: Diagnosis and Treatment- Presented at the US/Mexico Border Health Symposium, El Paso, TX.
  • Differentiating Depression and Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care- Presented at the Arizona Nurse Practitioner's Council, Flagstaff, AZ.

Speaker/Lecture Series

  • Mexican-American Culture-Bound Mental Health Syndromes, US/Mexico Border Health Association
  • Bipolar and Depressive Disorders, Understanding your illness. Bipolar Support Group
  • Women's Mental Health and Wellness- Women's Expo Symposium, Yuma, AZ
  • Speaker's Bureau for Astra-Zeneca and and Forest Pharmaceuticals
All Ages – All Issues
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Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

6654 Main Street
Wonderland, AK 45202
(513) 555-7856