Erica Saccente, PMHNP is an ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, licensed in the state of New York, who works with adults experiencing a broad range of issues.
Erica has studied extensively with the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science, and she completed their Contemplative Psychotherapy Certificate Program, which involved an intensive study of the integration of Buddhist psychology and meditation with contemporary psychotherapy, neuroscience, and health psychology, earning certificates in Mindfulness and Compassion-based psychotherapy practices. She is a 200-hour Yoga Teacher, registered through Yoga Alliance, and she also teaches meditation rooted in Tibetan Buddhism. Erica practices holistically, utilizing a range of modalities including contemplative psychotherapy, insight-oriented psychotherapy, meditation, yoga, breath work, and psychotropic medications depending on her clients' needs.
Erica has prior experience working at the Nathan Kline Institute studying sensory processing in schizophrenia, and working as a Registered Nurse on a psychiatric unit at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. She also worked with marginalized communities in NYC for 10 years, specializing in providing psychiatric treatment for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and people readjusting to society after incarceration. Erica has also worked as a Clinical Supervisor for Columbia University School of Nursing Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner students.
Erica has availability for remote sessions. She is currently accepting referrals for psychotherapy.
Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Post-traumatic stress-disorder - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health
Medication management - Optimizing medication use to treat psychiatric conditions
Chronic illness/pain - Managing the biological, psychological, and emotional aspects of pain and illness
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Years of Experience: 13 years
Private Practice, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner , 2016 - Present
Mount Sinai Morningside, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner , 2014 - 2021
New York State Psychiatric Institute , Registered Nurse , 2009 - 2011
Columbia University, MS in Nursing, 2011
Columbia University, BS in Nursing, 2009
Lafayette College, BS in Neuroscience, 2005