Malena  Bonaparte

Malena Bonaparte

She/Her/Hers

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Practice: Lavender Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Updated December 11, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Family issues
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Insomnia & sleep issues

Professional statement

Malena is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Master's of Science in Nursing at CUNY Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing. Malena's specializations include Anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Family Issues, LGBTQIA+/Gender/Sexuality Topics, OCD, PTSD, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Stress Management.

We believe that psychiatric care shouldn't be expensive, intimidating or impossible to access which is why we strive to respond to clients right away or within 24 hours of inquiry; and we always have appointments available within one week. Our team of friendly, board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioners care deeply for their communities and are committed to providing high-quality, accessible care that is backed by science.

At Lavender, we help people flourish. Our specialties include offering supportive therapy and medication management for individuals coping with ADHD, adjustment reactions, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and mood disorders.


Message to clients

Did you know that nurses have been the most trusted profession for 17 years straight? Lavender is a nurse-founded and nurse led practice, which makes us super unique! Our board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioners are fully independent and can offer the same treatment interventions as our psychiatrist colleagues. Our providers have extensive training in the assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders and enjoy spending time with clients to help them heal.

Lavender, offers a range of modern mental health services from the comfort of home. All our providers offer both prescriptions & therapy in a single appointment to save you time and money. Pairing therapy and medication to treat depression and anxiety can help you feel better faster with a 60% improved chance of recovery.


Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Insomnia & sleep issues - Exploring ways to improve sleep patterns, develop healthy sleep hygiene, master relaxation techniques, manage stressors, reduce worrying, and address insomnia




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Cigna
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • GEHA
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Meritain Health
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • The Empire Plan
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (20min)

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 - 12:00 PM
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

NYP Gracie Square Hospital, Clinical Nurse III, 2022 - Present
Housing Works, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner- Clinical Internship, 2022 - 2023
One Brooklyn Health System-Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn NY, Emergency Room Nurse, 2019 - 2022
Health and Hospitals Corporation-Correctional Health Services (CHS), Queens, NY, Staff RN/ Per-Diem Staff Nurse, 2018 - 2020

CUNY Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, New York, NY, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 2023
SUNY Downstate Medical Center- College of Nursing, Brooklyn, NY, Bachelors of Science- Magna Cum Laude- in Nursing, 2018
CUNY Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY, Associates of Applied Science in Nursing, 2017


Licensure

New York: F405149


Languages

English