Clarito Villanueva, PMHNP, Psychiatric NP

PMHNP, Psychiatric NP

*available for in-person appointments in Valencia and telehealth 


Professional Goals:

As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, his goal and commitment are to provide holistic, individualized, comprehensive, and trusting care for the patient. Empower them to be pro-active and take part in their care to attain optimal progress and benefits. His practice philosophy is to encourage the use of psychotherapy, alternative and conventional medicine, and to involve family and the community to create a client-centered treatment plan. Clarito practices with respect, professional integrity, honesty, confidentiality, transparency, and builds a trusting relationship with his patient. 


Mr. Clarito is a board-certified nurse practitioner who is licensed to practice psychiatry: assess, diagnose, treat, and prescribe medications in the state of California. He graduated at Walden University with a Master’s degree in Science in Nursing, which specializes in the mental health of children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. His background includes the treatment of, but not limited to, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, and ADHD. 

His clinical nursing profession begun at Los Angeles County at the inpatient psychiatry for four years, where he had the privilege to serve and care for the vulnerable population such as children, elderly adults, and clients with trauma and substance abuse issues. While studying his Master’s degree, he continued his mental health career at the emergency psychiatric department of LA County. For more than five years, he was part of a multidisciplinary team managing the care of clients experiencing mental crises by providing safety and compassionate milieu that focuses on the re-integration of one-self to the community.


Education and Background:

  • Master of Nursing Science (Walden University): Nurse Practitioner – Psychiatric Mental Health across life-span  
  • Bachelor of Science Nursing (Western Governor’s University): focused on community health
  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN): Los Angeles Trade Technical College