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Leah Patterson, NP

Provider Type: Nurse Practitioner

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 18-65+

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Leah Patterson, NP

Leah J Reno PattersonPsychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified ANCCEducation includes:Associate in Applied Science from Cochran School of Nursing/Mercy College in NY.Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from The College of New Rochelle NY.Master’s of Science in Nursing from CUNY Hunter Bellevue in NYCurrently attending studies to complete a Doctorate of Nursing. Many years of nursing experience working with behavioral and co-occurring disorders. Over 20 years of experience as a registered nurse and psychiatric nurse practitioner in New York and in Delaware. Areas of practice include substance use crisis inpatient, inpatient detox and rehab of substance use/co-occurring disorders, assisted community treatment, and women’s and men’s residential treatment for co-occurring disorders treatment. Outpatient treatment for clients with developmental mental health issues. I have treated ages 12 years and up. I only see adults now 18 years old and up. I provide treatment and support services to adults who are struggling within their relationships and daily lives due to active substance use and or mental health issues. My clinical expertise includes substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, grief, women’s issues, and life transition issues.My approach to therapy is person-centered, integrative, strengths-based, individualized, and tailored to fit the specific goals and needs of my client. I aim to create a safe space for clients to share their concerns, thoughts, and feelings without fear of judgment. I believe that in this safe place, clients can begin to examine their lives and move towards a deeper level of self-awareness. Through this process, clients can begin to develop positive ways to change unhealthy behaviors and develop new patterns in thinking.I have a strong passion for working with and supporting adults in their journey to rebuild and reclaim a healthy life. I have experience working with adults in a variety of settings within the behavioral health field which include; crisis, inpatient, outpatient substance use, and mental health treatment. Along with the team, I strive to help adults make sense of their identity while coping with feelings of loss, depression, guilt, and anxiety.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Adoption/Foster Care Services
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Grief
  • LGBTQ+ issues
  • Men's Issues

Languages

  • English

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