Leadership Team

Cristina Trutia, MD

Cristina Trutia, MD

Chief Psychiatrist

Dr. Trutia joined Comprehensive Counseling in 2021 as the organization’s Chief Psychiatrist. With over 20 years of experience, she has practiced in academic, private, emergency room, in-state, county, VA, and private hospital settings, as well as in clinics in Texas and New York. She received her medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy and in 2004, was recognized as Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the Psychiatry Residents Organization of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.
Her goal at Comprehensive Counseling is to bring aboard new, talented psychiatrists and nurse practitioners who will provide quality mental health services to the people of New York. Since 2005, Dr. Trutia has run a solo psychiatric practice in Plattsburgh, NY and will draw on that experience in negotiating and collaborating with insurance companies to better serve Comprehensive’s clients.

Dr. Trutia believes in working hard, complaining rarely, laughing plenty, and continuously challenging herself to new adventures. In 2017 at the age of 49, she took up running; first a mile, then a 5K, and most recently, the New York City marathon in 2019 and the Chicago Marathon in 2021. She enjoys painting, cooking, writing, and skiing and loves her many friends who live throughout the world. She resides in northern New York with her husband and daughter.

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