Rukisha Hodge, PMHNP-BC

Provider Type: APN

Serving: Adult & Pediatric

Rukisha Hodge, PMHNP-BC

Rukisha is a board certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner committed to supporting her client’s efforts towards improving their mental health and wellness. It is Rukisha’s fundamental belief that in a supportive therapeutic environment, every client has the capacity to create the life they desire. Beginning with a comprehensive psychiatric assessment, including a psychodynamic analysis of life experiences, Rukisha establishes treatment goals with her patients. She utilizes medication management and evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Humanistic-Existential Psychotherapy.

Rukisha earned a Master of Science from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The College of New Rochelle. She treats clients across the lifespan experiencing difficulties with major life transitions, adverse trauma responses, mood and anxiety disorders, and attentional problems. For almost a decade as a nurse, Rukisha had the honor to work with clients from a variety of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds in acute inpatient, residential, and community settings. She is committed to providing an empathetic, open-minded, and collaborative experience that fosters her client’s sovereignty over their psychiatric care.

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

  • Master's in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing from New York University
  • from College of New Rochelle (Bachelor's)

Locations

New Rochelle, NY
1 Radisson Plaza 9th Floor
New Rochelle, NY 10801-5766
Port Chester, NY
10 Pearl Street 2nd Floor
Port Chester, NY 10573-4611
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