Monica is a board certified Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner licensed to prescribe psychiatric medication and engage in psychotherapy with adults. As a nurse in the mental health field for over 20 years, Monica prides herself as a patient, empathic and introspective practitioner who views clients in a holistic manner. She works in a collaborative manner with her clients to find optimal solutions to mental health issues. Together they come up with a treatment plan that encompasses all aspects of a client's life.
Monica is a judicious and conscientious prescriber of medication and feels when clinically indicated, medication can serve a useful purpose for symptom management. Additionally, she is a strong advocate for therapy and it's long lasting effects, specifically EMDR therapy. Monica is an EMDRIA Certified therapist and a Consultant-in-Training for EMDR. The current focus of medication management is on symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD and mood disorders.
Additionally, Monica is adjunct faculty at Fairfield University.