John  Scandurra

John Scandurra

He/Him/His

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Master of Science in Nursing, MSN Practice: Rivia Mind Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York, Florida Accepting Online
Updated January 4, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Mood disorders
  • Panic attacks / panic disorder

Professional statement

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.


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

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $325 (45min)

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 - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Florida)
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 - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

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


Licensure

New York: F404399-01

Florida: TPAN1748


Languages

English