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John Scandurra(He/Him/His)

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC
New York
ADHD-Bipolar disorder-Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)-Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)-Mood disorders-Panic attacks / panic disorder-
AboutSpecialtiesLocationsInsurance & Fees

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.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

Rivia Mind, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner , PMHNP-BC

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 - Florida: TPAN1748




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


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

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • AllWays Health Partners (formerly Neighborhood Health)
  • AvMed
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Evernorth
  • Humana
  • Mass General Brigham
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$250 (25min)
  • Initial session:$323 (45min)
  • Medication management and therapy sessions:$250
  • Medication management sessions:$250 (25min)

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
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

We pride ourselves in making excellent mental health care accessible. At Rivia Mind, we are in-network with the following commercial insurance plans and student plans. If you don’t have one of these plans, we offer out-of-network billing with all our available providers and discounted rates for treatment with our student clinicians.