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Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN

Edward (Ed) Stern

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN (he, him)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
4 Endorsed
Washington, DC 20006
Let's Connect (202) 918-2642
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Are you looking for a psychiatric prescriber that will listen to your needs? Someone who takes the time to work with you and your goals? Someone who accepts you for who you are and where you want to be? Then we should talk. Ed and his entire team work with patients who are seeking help for depression, anxiety, ADHD, mood disorders, OCD, and much more. He integrates modern approaches to the science of mental health and wants you to meet your goals. Ed a member of the LGBTQ community and assures that all folx, no matter their gender, sexuality, or life status, is equally respected.
Ed Stern is an ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with vast clinical and life experience well beyond psychiatry. He works with patients 14 to 65 and helps them find medication other options to help with their mental health needs.
Offering virtual video appointments throughout DC, MD, and VA to make it easier to be seen and heard. He's here to help you find the right medication without judgment or stigma. We offer various payment options.
Take the first step to help. Call or Edward (Ed) Stern now - (202) 918-2642

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

NothingBetter Health

Washington, DC 20006

(202) 918-2642

NothingBetter Health

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

We are open and seeing NEW patients by video only
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and LGBTQ+ 
I accept insurance 
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Let's Connect (202) 918-2642
Photo of Edward (Ed) Stern, MSN, PMHNP, APRN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

NothingBetter Health

Washington, DC 20006

(202) 918-2642

NothingBetter Health

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

We are open and seeing NEW patients by video only
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and LGBTQ+ 
I accept insurance 
Individual one-on-one therapy 

Finances

Fees

  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Venmo, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CareFirst
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Georgetown University Student Health Insurance
  • Kaiser (Out-of-Network)
  • Kaiser - Community Network
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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Proudly now a Kaiser Community Provider. Ask for details
or call with questions - (202) 918-2642
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Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN
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Proudly now a Kaiser Community Provider. Ask for details
or call with questions - (202) 918-2642
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Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Expired License: District of Columbia / NP1008861 Edward (Ed) Stern
  • Certificate from Hypnotherapy
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (202) 918-2642
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Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (202) 918-2642
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Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • LGBTQ+

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexual
  • Child
  • Coping Skills
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Lesbian
  • Life Transitions
  • Medication Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Veterans
Do these issues align with your needs? or (202) 918-2642
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Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN
Do these issues align with your needs? or (202) 918-2642
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Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN

4 Endorsements

The Fix Mental Wellness Center
The Fix Mental Wellness Center
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerMSNAPRNPMHNP
I met Ed a couple years ago in a networking group, and he has been a great colleague, mentor, and friend ever since. He has a wealth of knowledge, and always takes the time to answer any clinical or business-related questions I have. I appreciate you, Ed!
Calvin Layne
Calvin Layne
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerMSNPMHNP
For a safe and queer-affirming place of care, one can do no better than Ed Stern. He has served the DC LGBT+ community for many years. He also volunteers with OutCare Health to train and provide resources to other healthcare providers in affirming care.
Christopher Gabriel Bennett
Christopher Gabriel Bennett
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerMSNPMHNP
I've known Ed for several years and he is one of the most capable, brilliant, compassionate clinicians I have ever known. He would be an asset to any patient.

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Deaf Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Immuno-disorders
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Age

Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Deaf Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Immuno-disorders
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Existential
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Medication Management
  • Narrative
  • Neuro-Linguistic (NLP)
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (202) 918-2642
Photo of Edward (Ed) Stern, MSN, PMHNP, APRN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (202) 918-2642
Photo of Edward (Ed) Stern, MSN, PMHNP, APRN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN

Location

Primary Location

NothingBetter Health

Washington, DC 20006

(202) 918-2642

Additional Location

NothingBetter Health

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

(202) 918-2642
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We are open and seeing NEW patients by video only
Take the first step to help. Call now - (202) 918-2642
Photo of Edward (Ed) Stern, MSN, PMHNP, APRN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN
"
We are open and seeing NEW patients by video only
Take the first step to help. Call now - (202) 918-2642
Photo of Edward (Ed) Stern, MSN, PMHNP, APRN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Edward (Ed) Stern
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, APRN