Crystal Dean is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years of experience. She lives in the Dallas area with her husband and two children. She is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. After completing her BSN, she went onto complete her Masters of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN, FNP) degree from Walden University. In addition to this, she also holds two Associate degrees and a License Vocational Nursing degree. She is board certified in family medicine by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Texas Nurse Practitioners, and the American Nurses Association. Prior to completing her advance degree as a registered nurse, she specialized in emergency medicine and critical care. She has a passion for education. Crystal always enjoys precepting nursing students and loves to educate patients and their families on a many of different disease process. It is her belief and observation over years of experience, education develops realistic expectations of treatment options and improves patient outcomes by increasing patient compliance. Crystal joined The Holiner Psychiatric Group in November 2017 working in collaboration with your physician to diagnose, treat and evaluate psychiatric disorders.