Psychiatry in East Greenwich, Rhode Island Christopher A. Hicks, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

License: PMHNP

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in East Greenwich, Rhode Island Christopher A. Hicks, PMHNP

Christopher A. Hicks, PMHNP

Christopher A. Hicks is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with more than 9 years of direct clinical experience providing patient care across the life span. He specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of a variety of psychiatric disorders including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, PTSD, and ADHD, with expertise in psychopharmacological and neuromodulation treatment modalities as well as individual psychotherapy. After graduating from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2014, he dedicated 5 years working in the Nurse Corps providing care to a challenging rural health population in northwest Montana, focusing on implementation of integrated mental health/primary care, improving access through virtual visits, and medication assisted treatment options. He and his wife returned to New England in 2019 where he has continued his career in psychiatry in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. Christopher believes in patient-centered delivery of care focused on therapeutic rapport. He has a team-oriented philosophy emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration and communication. Christopher has a strong sense of professional responsibility to address both individual and system-based levels of care. Christopher is a self-proclaimed 100% outdoorsman with the background to prove it. Born and raised in Northwest Montana, you can guarantee you will find him spending his time in the wild with his beloved family and friends, recuperating, resting, and relaxing for all of the challenges you may bring his way. If he can’t find the solution to your problems, you can guarantee he will do all that he can to find someone who can.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Centivo
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)
  • Tufts

Interventions

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure Therapy

Populations

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Christopher A. Hicks. You can also call 401-785-0040 to have someone assist you.

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