He/Him/HisAdvanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Master of Science in Nursing, MSN Practice: Rivia Mind Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
John is an ANCC board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. He acquired both his Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Nursing from The State University of New York at Buffalo, and his Master of Science in Nursing, specializing as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, from D’Youville University. He is a strong believer in a holistic and culturally competent approach to mental health care.
Prior to joining Rivia, John served as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in an outpatient community clinic providing psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapy to those experiencing a wide variety of mental health concerns including anxiety and mood disorders, substance abuse, ADHD, OCD, and PTSD. He strives to provide a safe, comfortable, and supportive environment for every client, using a combined approach of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy when needed.
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
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood
Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety
Years of Experience: 2 years
D’Youville University, Master of Science, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner , 2022
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University at Buffalo, 2017
New York: F404399-01