Rebecca Bennard is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and a 2022 graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacology and Health Sciences. She is offering medication management. Prior to becoming a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Rebecca cared for psychiatric patients in the hospital setting as a registered nurse for over ten years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and English, from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the University of Vermont, respectively. These past experiences, role changes, and continued education are the main components that help contribute to the compassionate patient centered care that she aims to provide.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine
Borderline personality disorder - Increasing insight into relational patterns and destructive behaviors; development of coping strategies for uncomfortable emotions or situations; skills for emotional identification and regulation.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Schizophrenia - Support monitoring and managing symptoms; building skills and supports to reduce and respond to stressors and sustain a balanced life
Rhode Island: APRN03535