Jessica  Francois

Jessica Francois

She/Her/Hers

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Practice: Lavender Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Massachusetts Accepting Online
Updated December 15, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life coaching
  • Insomnia & sleep issues

Professional statement

Jessica is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at the University of North Florida. Jessica's specializations include Depression, Insomnia/Sleep Issues, Life Coaching and Anxiety.

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

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

Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals

Insomnia & sleep issues - Exploring ways to improve sleep patterns, develop healthy sleep hygiene, master relaxation techniques, manage stressors, reduce worrying, and address insomnia




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Cigna
  • GEHA
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (20min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
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  • Wed Please inquire about hours
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  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years

Keiser University, Clinical Adjunct Instructor, 2021 - Present
Baptist Health South Florida, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2017 - 2021
Edgar Mills Community Health center, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2016 - 2017
North West Medical Center, Registered Nurse (PRN), 2015 - 2016
| South Miami Hospital, Registered Nurse, 2014 - 2015
Accountable Healthcare staffing, Registered Nurse, 2013 - 2014

WILKES UNIVERSITY, PMHNP, 2023
UNIVERISTY OF NORTH FLORIDA, DNP, 2020
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, MSN, 2016
FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, BSN, 2013
BROWARD COLLEGE, ASN, 2010


Licensure

Massachusetts: RN2389169


Languages

English