She/Her/HersAdvanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Practice: Lavender Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Charissa is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Masters’s of Science in Nursing at South University. Charissa's specializations include Anxiety, ADHD, College & Graduate Student Health, Depression, Insomnia & Sleep Issues, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Life Transitions and Bipolar Disorder.
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.
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Insomnia & sleep issues - Exploring ways to improve sleep patterns, develop healthy sleep hygiene, master relaxation techniques, manage stressors, reduce worrying, and address insomnia
Years of Experience: 1 year