She/Her/HersAdvanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Advanced Nurse Practitioner, ANP Registered Nurse, RN Practice: Rivia Mind Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Lisa Scarlatella is an ANCC board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Lisa holds a master’s degree of science as well as a Nurse Practitioner post master’s certificate from Fairleigh Dickinson University with Sigma Theta Tau honors. Lisa has experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in college health and has clinical experience with medication management for adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her nursing experience includes working on a psychiatric inpatient hospital unit as well as working with patients with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, divorce, OCD, PTSD, situation stressors, and grief.
Lisa believes each patient is unique and treatment should be tailored towards goals that are set collaboratively between herself and the patient. Her approach focuses on the whole person with gentle care and attention, which always considers the patient’s physical, emotional, social, and spiritual wellbeing.
One of Lisa’s favorite quotes- “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination!”
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
Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Divorce & separation - Questioning or feeling unsatisfied in your relationship; contemplation and navigation of separation; addressing issues of power, voice, and communication challenges
New Jersey: 26NJ01245300