Athena Care
Katherine Cruz

Katherine Cruz

About Katherine Cruz


Waiting room

Katherine Cruz is a Panama native and is fully bilingual in Spanish and English.

She is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master’s degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University.

She worked as an RN at an inpatient psychiatric facility where she worked with both adolescents and adults. During her time at Vanderbilt, she trained at various community mental health clinics in middle Tennessee.

Katherine is passionate about mental health and enjoys working with underserved populations. She treats all ages and a wide range of mental health illnesses including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and attention deficit disorders. She is dedicated to providing individualized and evidence-based care to all of her patients, while offering them a safe space.

Outside of the office, Katherine enjoys spending time with her friends and family, playing with her aussiedoodle, and traveling.

Degrees, Certifications & Specialties

  • PMHNP-BC (Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)


  • Vanderbilt University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Practice Locations & Hours

Athena Care – Nashville

220 Athens Way
Suite 104
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 320-1155
Fax: (615) 320-1177


M-F 7:00am – 6:00pm

Insurance Coverage & Plans

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Conditions Treated at Athena Care

Treatments, Services & Tests at Athena Care

Interventional Psychiatry
  • Personality Testing
  • ADHD Testing
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Pre-Employment Testing
  • Career and Academic Testing
  • Developmental or Achievement Testing