Maria  Piantanida

Maria Piantanida

She/Her/Hers

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Practice: Lavender Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New Jersey Accepting Online
Updated October 20, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress management
  • Emotion regulation

Professional statement

Maria Piantanida is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing at Walden University. Maria specializations include ADHD, Depression and Anxiety.

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 specialities 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

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

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Emotion regulation - Learning how to effectively manage the ups and downs of intense emotions; developing coping skills to use in a variety of settings to calm oneself and to give an appropriate amount of space to emotions




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • GEHA
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (20min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New Jersey)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am - 4pm
  • Tue 8am - 4pm
  • Wed 8am - 4pm
  • Thu 8am - 4pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Licensure

New Jersey: 26NJ01358000


Languages

English