Sharon Philbin, Psychiatric nurse practitioner in Pawtucket, Rhode Island — Zencare
Sharon  Philbin
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Sharon Philbin

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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN Nurse Practitioner
Rhode Island Waitlist Online
Pawtucket Waitlist In-person

New Provider, Mary Beth Dromgoole, APRN, experienced in ADHD, Depression and Anxiety with a specialty in Gender Relations and Women's Health. Now accepting new clients Mondays 8am to 12 pm.

Updated April 21, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADD / ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Medication management
  • Women's issues
  • Gender identity & transgender health

Professional statement

Sharon Philbin and is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse offering evaluation, diagnosis and medication management for anxiety, depression and ADHD.

Sharon started her career at St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing. Continuing to take courses throughout her career, Sharon received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2008 from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (Summa Cum Laude) and a Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from The University of Massachusetts Boston, College of Nursing in 2010. Sharon is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Sharon has worked in various settings throughout her career as a nursing professional. Experiences include general medical surgical in hospital, pediatric burns, oncology, head/spinal cord injury, home care, home infusion, ADHD and Primary Care in community health. Sharon has also been a clinical instructor/preceptor for Nurse Practitioner students and adjunct instructor for BSN students. Sharon’s professional and life experiences contribute to her expertise and competence as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Mary Beth Dromgoole (she/her/hers), is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with a certification in Women's Health and Gender Studies. offering evaluation, diagnosis and medication management for depression/anxiety and ADHD.

Mary Beth has been working in the nursing field since 2006. Mary Beth received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Rhode Island in 2008 and Master of Science in Nursing from Drexel University in 2016. Mary Beth is Board Certified as a Gender Related Nurse Practitioner and is grateful for a career that has been graced with diverse experience in both Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner roles.

Mary Beth's experience in psychiatric and behavioral health care is in medication management for anxiety, depression and ADHD. In Mary Beth's primary care role, at a local clinic, she specializes in the care of gender diverse patients.


Message to clients

No problem or concern is too small or too big. There is no judgment here, and we'll work together to figure out what would be the best route for you to take.

We offer evaluation, diagnosis , education, medication management. and referrals as needed.

We offer Medical Marijuana Licensing in the State of RI for approved conditions.


Specialties

ADD / ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) - Interview and questionnaire of history based on DSM-V guidelines to diagnose for ADD / ADHD; subsequent visits for follow ups and ongoing evaluation; referrals for executive functioning challenges such as organizational issues or therapy

Anxiety - Medication management and talk therapy for generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks

Depression - Medication management and talk therapy for depression, including sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms

Medication management - Optimizing medication use to improve symptoms of depression, anxiety, and ADHD

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman

Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $135 (30min)
  • Initial session: $260 (45min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Venmo
Session frequency

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

  • As needed
Therapist's note

Sliding scale: A limited number of lower fee sessions are available to clients who need a reduced fee to receive therapy.

Please note that sessions after 5pm have a $20 additional charge.


Location(s)

Pawtucket practice
100 Lafayette Street, Suite 302, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00 am - 12 noon
  • Tue 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri By appointment
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9:0am-5:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri By appointment
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 12 years

Private Practice, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, 2016 - Present
Governor’s Diagnostic Center, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, 2011 - Present
University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Clinical Instructor, 2012 - Present
Providence Community Health Centers, Primary Care Provider in Family Practice, 2002 - 2019
University of Massachusetts Boston, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Faculty Instructor, 2011 - 2012
Chad Brown Health Center, Primary Care Provider (APRN), 2010 - 2011

The University of Massachusetts Boston, College of Nursing, MS/FNP, 2010
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, College of Nursing, BSN, 2008
St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing, RN, 1985


Licensure

Rhode Island: APRN00980


Languages

English


Professional endorsements

"Ms. Philbin taught me a great amount about serving a family with multitude layers to the client and family as well as the community resources that are available. She also took me into her part time practice and taught me a great deal about diagnosing, testing, and follow up with the clients with ADHD and ADD across the life span."

- Meredith Logan, RN, NP student • June 2016

"I would highly recommend Ms. Philbin. She comes with a great deal of experience working with individuals and their various needs. Sharon’s patients feel very comfortable coming in to see her and discussing their various medical issues with her. I have seen first hand the positive outcomes she has made in individuals' lives. She is a hard, dedicated worker who takes the time to get to know her patients and, more importantly, follow up with them. Sharon has had many years of experience in the medical field."

- Moira Houlihan Staff, RN • June 2016

Client testimonials

"Very happy! Sharon was super nice and got us right in."
- Zencare client • December 2019
"She was professional and ready to discuss the appointment details."
- Zencare client • August 2019
"Sharon was lovely and helpful; the process was very easy."
- Zencare client • June 2018
"Sharon is a true professional who sincerely cares about her patients’ well being. I have gone to Sharon for years, and recommend her services every chance I get!"
- Brown University alum • June 2016
"Sharon is a caring, kind, direct, and to the point. You can rely on her to have your best interests in mind."
- Professional in education • June 2016
"I have worked with Sharon for many years and she is absolutely fantastic. She is committed to helping her patients. I highly recommend her for any age, but especially for college students. She is very personable and makes me feel comfortable and relaxed to discuss any issue."
- Rhode Island College alum '15 • February 2016