Anna  Lau

Anna Lau

She/Her/Hers

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Practice: Lavender Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Updated May 10, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress management
  • Women's issues

Professional statement

Anna is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She completed her Advanced Certificate, Psychiatric Mental Health

Nurse Practitioner at State University of New York. Anna's specializations include Anxiety, Depression, LGBTQ+ Care, Relationship Issues, Stress Management and Women's Issues Therapy.

We believe that psychiatric care shouldn't be expensive, intimidating or impossible to access which is why we strive to respond to clients right away or within 24 hours of inquiry; and we always have appointments available within one week. Our team of friendly, board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioners care deeply for their communities and are committed to providing high-quality, accessible care that is backed by science.

At Lavender, we help people flourish. Our specialities include offering supportive therapy and medication management for individuals coping with ADHD, adjustment reactions, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and mood disorders.


Message to clients

Did you know that nurses have been the most trusted profession for 17 years straight? Lavender is a nurse-founded and nurse led practice, which makes us super unique! Our board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioners are fully independent and can offer the same treatment interventions as our psychiatrist colleagues. Our providers have extensive training in the assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders and enjoy spending time with clients to help them heal.

Lavender, offers a range of modern mental health services from the comfort of home. All our providers offer both prescriptions & therapy in a single appointment to save you time and money. Pairing therapy and medication to treat depression and anxiety can help you feel better faster with a 60% improved chance of recovery.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Cigna
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Meritain Health
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (20min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Wed 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Thu 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years



Licensure

New York: 404800


Languages

English