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Jessica Loftus(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
New York
Adjustment difficulties & disorders- Anxiety -College & graduate student mental health- Depression-Medical professionals' mental health-Postpartum depression-
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Professional statement

Jessica Loftus is an Ivy League educated, Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with dual masters degrees in care coordination and psychology. She specializes in medication management and supportive therapy for adults and has unique expertise with college-aged individuals. Her mission is to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care to individuals struggling with mental health disorders. She is committed to promoting mental health awareness and education, while advocating for the destigmatization of mental illness in our society.

Her private practice is rooted in a holistic approach to mental health care, focusing not only on treating symptoms, but also addressing the underlying causes of mental distress. This includes understanding each patient's unique life experiences, their sociocultural background, and any biological predispositions.

Jessica offers a range of psychiatric services, including diagnostic assessments, medication management, and psychotherapy. She believes in the power of the therapeutic relationship and strives to create a safe, non-judgmental environment where her patients feel heard, understood, and supported.

Jessica collaborates with other healthcare providers, families, and community resources to ensure her patients receive the most comprehensive care possible. She is committed to continuous learning and staying abreast of the latest research and advancements in psychiatric nursing to ensure that her patients receive the most effective, evidence-based care.


Message to clients

Ultimately, Jessica's goal is to empower her patients to take charge of their mental health, guiding them towards improved wellbeing and a better quality of life. She is dedicated to serving as a compassionate, reliable partner in their mental health journey, providing care that is personalized, respectful, and inclusive.

Jessica understands that seeking mental health care can be a difficult step for many individuals. Therefore, she strives to make this process as smooth and comfortable as possible, always prioritizing her patients' needs and preferences.

In Jessica's private practice, every individual is treated with dignity, empathy, and respect. She feels honored to be trusted with the care of her patients and is committed to making a positive difference in their lives.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years

Zucker Hillside Hospital, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Calmed Psychiatry, Founder/ Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Adelphi University, PMHNP, 2021
Columbia University, MSN, 2017

Licensure

New York: 404068

Languages

English

Specialties

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

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

Medical professionals' mental health - Support navigating work-related expectations and stress; addressing issues of burnout, hierarchical pressures, and vicarious trauma

Postpartum depression - Coping with persistent feelings of sadness, exhaustion, and/or being overwhelmed after the birth of a child; developing strategies for more positive thought patterns and behaviors.




Clientele

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

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$250 (30min)
  • Initial session:$450 (60min)
  • Medication management and therapy sessions:$300
  • Medication management sessions:$250 (30min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • As needed

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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