Kristen Sowada is a Registered Nurse, wife, and mother of three children, and is expecting baby number four this July. Kristen earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Saint Michael’s College and later went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from New York University. Kristen is currently in graduate school at St. Joseph’s College, pursuing her Masters of Nursing degree, to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. Today, Kristen practices as a Psychiatric Nurse, working closely with patients suffering from addiction and mental illness. In her spare time, Kristen can be found speaking to health care professionals and students at various Universities, regarding addiction among healthcare professionals. Kristen serves on the Board at Caron Treatment Centers and actively helps members in her community to get into treatment.