Psychiatry in Columbia, Maryland Laurette Abunaw, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

License: PMHNP

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 15-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in Columbia, Maryland Laurette Abunaw, PMHNP

Laurette Abunaw, PMHNP

I am a Board Certified -Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a focus on assessments, diagnosis & interventions such as medication management and individual/supportive therapy. I have over 17 years of combined clinical experience. I am well versed in providing mental health services through outpatient/tele-health, in-patient/hospital, long-term care, rehabilitation, and hospice related to mental health needs. My Inpatient/Hospital experience includes Contributing Nurse Practitioner at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital providing psychiatric and mental health services on the behavioral, medical and emergency department units.

I strive to assist my patients uphold a sense of normalcy with a positive mindset and wellbeing amidst their mental struggles. I specialize in the treatment and management of Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, Borderline personality and bipolar disorders to complex disorders. My goal is to provide you with the best quality of mental health services.

It is my humble belief that “A little positivity can change lots of negativity”. I am here to help you attain mental wellness amidst your struggles because “Your mental health and wellness are my priority”.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Centivo
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Johns Hopkins Healthcare (JHHC)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)


  • Men
  • Women


  • English
  • French



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Laurette Abunaw. You can also call 410-757-2077 to have someone assist you.

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