Chris Lapham, APRN

Chris Lapham, APRN

Advanced Practicing Nurse Practitioner
Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatric Nurse

Chris Lapham is an Advanced Practitioner Registered Nurse.   She is a Psychiatric Nurse at the agency.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts in Italian from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut in 1994.  She earned an Associate degree in Nursing from Norwalk Community College in Norwalk, Connecticut in 2011 and a Master of Science in Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Leader from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut in 2013.  Chris earned a PMHNP in Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in June of 2020.

Chris worked at Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Connecticut from 2001 to 2003 as a Staff Nurse and at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut from 2011 to 2012 as a Staff and Charge Nurse.  She worked in Pediatrics from 2011 to 2013 at Pediatrics Services of America in Stratford, Connecticut.  She worked as a Nursing Supervisor at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut from 2012 to 2018 and as an LPN Nursing Instructor at Porter and Chester Institute in Watertown, Connecticut from 2013 to 2015.  She was an Inpatient Autism RN at the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, Connecticut from 2015 to 2018.  Chris has been working at the Director of Nursing at the Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown, Connecticut since 2018.  She has provided case management and advocacy for patients in both hospital and in-home settings.  She has served on hospital councils to help improve the process of nursing care through evidence based practices.

Chris works with children, adolescents and adults.  She provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management for mental health and co-occurring disorders.

To reach Chris Lapham, please call her at (860) 276-3000, extension 310 or email her at