Chelsea  Woods

Chelsea Woods

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 January 5, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health

Professional statement

Chelsea is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Masters' of Science in Nursing at Stone Brook University. Chelsea's specializations include ADHD, Anxiety, Binge Eating Disorder, Bipolar, Depression, Insomnia/Sleep Issues, Loss/Grief/Bereavement, Maternal Mental Health, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

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 specialties 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

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

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

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

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety




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)
  • GEHA
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • 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
  • The Empire Plan
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (20min)

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 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tue 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wed 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thu 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

Horizon Health Services, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 2023 - Present
UPMC Chautauqua, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 2021 - 2022
Nurse Practitioner of Erie Niagara Psychiatry, PLLC, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 2021 - 2022
Niagara Falls Urgent Care and Primary Care, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 2021 - 2022

D’Youville College, Master of Science in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 2022
D’Youville College, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2019


Licensure

New York: 404515


Languages

English