About Meghann Alcala, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Meghann is passionate about providing quality, comprehensive, and compassionate patient-centered care. She takes pride in treating the person as a whole. Past experiences have given Meghann training geared towards utilizing individualized approaches to further assist diverse populations in coping with personal obstacles through psychiatric evaluations, therapy, and medication management. She has experience in treating a range of mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

Meghann is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner and received her doctoral degree from Rutgers University. During her training, Meghann completed research on assisting individuals in better adhering with prescribed medications by utilizing a cellular phone application. She also has extensive nursing experience working in acute inpatient psychiatric settings and has clinical experience centering on partial care programs. Meghann's goal is to assist individuals to achieve the highest quality of life by utilizing their strengths in an environment of warmth, patience, understanding, and trust.

Specialties

  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Development Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Medication Review
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Prescription/Refill
  • Psychiatric Medication Review
  • Psychiatry Consultation
  • Psychiatry Follow Up
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Features
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Education
    Rutgers

    The State University of New Jersey

    Rutgers

    The State University of New Jersey (Bachelor's)

    Locations

    Bronx, NY

    2900 Exterior St, Suite 203
    Bronx, NY 10463-7103