Integrative Psychiatrist in the Washington, DC Area
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
purposefully causing change by taking action;
creating or controlling a situation
Take control of your wellness,
improve your relationships,
and optimize your life..
I help individuals enhance their mental health. My approach is based on the premise that nutrition, physical activity, and how we recover are foundational to our well-being. We will optimize your life with thoughtful prescriptions, psychotherapy, nutritional and supplement counseling, and prescriptive exercise .
...You can with my Proactive Approach℠
Optimizing and improving your mental health is a process that involves the whole body.
Reject the traditional. Integrative psychiatry is more than medication and seeks to upend the status quo, not just solve the problem up with a pill. Integrative psychiatry is holistic and demands a reevaluation of our approach to wellness and health.
Strive to be different.
+ My mindset: improvement is possible
+ Collaboration means you + me
+ Wellness is a result of what we do
+ Empowering you = success
I am a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC).
Whoa, that's a mouthful!
My role is similar to a psychiatrist: I can prescribe medication and provide therapy. Like a psychiatrist, I am specifically trained in the field of psychiatry!
"Thanks for pushing me in the right direction. I have liked your approach, feels like it digs deep, and casts a wide net. Definitely very different from my last psychiatrist. It is refreshing to see someone try things from a holistic perspective."
As your psychiatric provider I will:
You will have a multiple direct means to contact me - no exchanges or reception. Scheduling, account details, and billing will all be at your fingertips.
You are the driver of your care. I'll share my knowledge - ultimately we will make the decisions together
based on your goals.
Build a Relationship
Remember, you will not just be be a number. I am going to work to know you as a person - to me you will never be a condition or a diagnosis.
I believe in my approach so strongly that I guarantee you will see results.*
Develop a culture of self-improvement. Become your best.
Are you a psychiatrist?
I am a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner! My role is similar to that of a psychiatrist. Like psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners can prescribe medication (including controlled substances), provide therapy and coaching, conduct evaluations, and more.
How are you different from a psychiatrist?
In many ways my role very similar to that of a psychiatrist. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are nurses first, that then go on to receive additional education and training . As nurses, our approach to care tends to be more holistic. We have the bedside experience that helps us connect with patients as people!
Are you board-certified in psychiatry?
Yes! Just like a psychiatrist, I am board-certified in psychiatry. My certification is through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). I am certified to treat psychiatric patients across the lifespan.