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Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

LocalMD Psychiatry

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
Flushing, NY 11378
Let's Connect (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
“Here to help” is an understatement at LocalMD. Our mission is to make sure that your mental and physical health can be improved in order to provide a better quality of life. We know that mental afflictions are just as serious as the physical ones, which is why we have a number of mental health services to make sure your mind is as sound as your body. We have an array of specialties here to serve your every need. Our Psychiatrists are qualified to assess both the mental and physical aspects of psychological problems. Our Therapists are here to assist patients in reducing stress, improving emotionally, personal and relationship problems, and more!
LocalMD is staffed with highly qualified, licensed and board certified professionals, providing services for Medication Management as well as Psychotherapy. Our providers work closely with their patients to identify, evaluate, and treat each individually as they strive to bettering their well-being and quality of life. What makes LocalMD stand out is our ability to have a continuing flow of availability for new appointment, as soon as the day of!
LocalMD's friendly and professional, bilingual staff is standing by to answer any questions and book appointments with appropriate providers, based on each individuals needs.
Call or LocalMD Psychiatry now for a free 15 minute consultation - (332) 239-6214

Practice at a Glance

Available online only

LocalMD

Flushing, NY 11378

(332) 239-6214

New York, NY 10013

The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for may, we are here to help reduce some of that stress. We offer Telemedicine for all our patients.
I specialize in Depression, Medication Management and Anxiety 
$125 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and groups  
Please watch my video to learn more about me and my practice.
LocalMD Psychiatry
Let's Connect (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Practice at a Glance

Available online only

LocalMD

Flushing, NY 11378

(332) 239-6214

New York, NY 10013

The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for may, we are here to help reduce some of that stress. We offer Telemedicine for all our patients.
I specialize in Depression, Medication Management and Anxiety 
$125 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and groups  
Please watch my video to learn more about me and my practice.
LocalMD Psychiatry

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $125
  • Pay by American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Anthem | Elevance
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
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Your insurance is checked 24 hours before your appointment and send an SMS and an email requesting payment for your responsible portion.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD
"
Your insurance is checked 24 hours before your appointment and send an SMS and an email requesting payment for your responsible portion.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD

Qualifications

    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner: Vera Cruz
  • Verified by Psychology Today License: New York / F402537-01 Vera Cruz
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Depression
  • Medication Management
  • Anxiety

Expertise

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bisexual
  • Coping Skills
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Geriatric and Seniors
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Medical Marijuara Certification
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Neuro Psychological Testing (ADHD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Veterans
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD
Do these issues align with your needs? or (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD

Client Focus

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Transgender Allied

I also speak

Creole
French
Hindi
Russian
Spanish

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Transgender Allied

I also speak

Creole
French
Hindi
Russian
Spanish

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychobiological Approach Couple Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Transpersonal
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD

Location

Primary Location

LocalMD

Flushing, NY 11378

(332) 239-6214

Additional Location

New York, NY 10013

(332) 239-6214
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The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for may, we are here to help reduce some of that stress. We offer Telemedicine for all our patients.
Call for a free consultation now - (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD
"
The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for may, we are here to help reduce some of that stress. We offer Telemedicine for all our patients.
Call for a free consultation now - (332) 239-6214
Photo of Vera Cruz - LocalMD Psychiatry, PMHNP, MD, PhD, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
LocalMD Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MD, PhD