Psychiatry in La Mesa, California Wendy Alva, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

License: PMHNP

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 0-26

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in La Mesa, California Wendy Alva, PMHNP

Wendy Alva, PMHNP

Wendy Alva is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in California who has been practicing since 2000. She graduated as a Masters Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of San Diego and a Post-Masters Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of Cincinnati. Wendy values partnering with patients to help find the best options to fit one’s individual needs to facilitate healing. She believes in an integrative and holistic approach to care. Wendy has a special interest and training in treating children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Outside of work, Wendy loves spending time with her husband and 3 teenage children. She enjoys singing, playing piano, cooking, eating, hiking, camping, traveling. and being outdoors.

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Sharp Health Plan

Interventions

  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Men
  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Wendy Alva. You can also call 858-279-1223 to have someone assist you.

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