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Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP

Dr. Melissa Nicholas

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
12 Endorsed
150 East Bloomingdale Avenue, #126, Brandon, FL 33511
Let's Connect (813) 906-0642
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Do you struggle with feeling low, disconnected from yourself and others? Have a hard time concentrating or put your needs at the bottom of the to-do list? Do you wonder if life should feel somehow better? Happier? Now more than ever, people are feeling anxious, overwhelmed and uncertain about how they are supposed to manage their relationships, careers and their lives. Pushing away your needs and not taking time for yourself can lead to long-term issues for your mind and body. Dr. Nicholas believes it shouldn’t be so hard to live a better life.
Dr. Nicholas has a Doctorate of Nursing Practice and is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) and an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) who specializes in treating adults for ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders, along with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses.
Melissa is a caring and empathetic provider who believes in a holistic, patient-centered, and collaborative approach when providing psychiatric and mental health treatment. She takes the time to get to know her clients in order to build a good rapport and a good therapeutic relationship. Now accepting new patients!
Take the first step to help. Call or Dr. Melissa Nicholas now - (813) 906-0642

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Win Life Psychiatric Care

150 East Bloomingdale Avenue

#126

Brandon, FL 33511

(813) 906-0642

Orlando Avenue

Winter Park, FL 32790

I am happy to see patients both in person and via tele-health with EVENING and WEEKEND availability.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Medication Management 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Win Life Psychiatric Care

150 East Bloomingdale Avenue

#126

Brandon, FL 33511

(813) 906-0642

Orlando Avenue

Winter Park, FL 32790

I am happy to see patients both in person and via tele-health with EVENING and WEEKEND availability.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Medication Management 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $150
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Florida Blue
  • Meritain Health
  • New Directions | Lucet
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • TRICARE
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
"
If using insurance copays are collected prior to each visit. If self-pay, fees are collected at the time of service.
or call with questions - (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
"
If using insurance copays are collected prior to each visit. If self-pay, fees are collected at the time of service.
or call with questions - (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today License: Florida / APRN11015689 Dr. Melissa Nicholas
  • In Practice for 3 Years
  • Certificate from American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Frontier Nursing University, DNP, Graduated 2023
"
Doctor of Nursing Practice
or call with questions - (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
"
Doctor of Nursing Practice
or call with questions - (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Medication Management

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Psychosis
  • Self-Harming
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Veterans
  • Women's Issues
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Melissa takes the time to get to know her clients in order to build a good rapport and a good therapeutic relationship. Melissa encourages her clients to partake in decision-making pertaining to their treatment goals. She incorporates evidence-based practice and medication management to provide the best quality of care for her clients.
or call with questions - (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
"
Melissa takes the time to get to know her clients in order to build a good rapport and a good therapeutic relationship. Melissa encourages her clients to partake in decision-making pertaining to their treatment goals. She incorporates evidence-based practice and medication management to provide the best quality of care for her clients.
or call with questions - (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP

12 Endorsements

Benjamin Howell
Benjamin Howell
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerPMHNP
Finding the right PMHNP can be a game-changer, and I'm thrilled to recommend Dr. Melissa Nicholas without hesitation. Their compassionate approach and deep understanding of mental health challenges make every session insightful and empowering.
Francesca Esdaile
Francesca Esdaile
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerMSNPMHNP
Are you in need of expert psychiatric mental health care? Melissa Nicholas, PMHNP-BC, is the answer. Her dedication and skill set make her an ideal choice for those seeking compassionate and effective treatment options
Steven Knott
Steven Knott
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerPMHNP
As a fellow mental health provider, I highly recommend Dr. Nicholas. She's a skilled, compassionate, and dedicated professional who consistently provides exceptional care to her patients. Her expertise and commitment to mental health are truly commendable.
Pine Psychiatric Care Services LLC
Pine Psychiatric Care Services LLC
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerPMHNPBC
I am honored to endorse Dr. Melissa Nicholas. She is a knowledgeable, caring, and empathetic PMHNP who utilizes evidence-based approaches to holistically treat the specific needs of each patient. I highly recommend her!
Imara Blume
Imara Blume
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerAPRNPMHNP
Melissa is a dedicated Nurse Practitioner who values each client for their lived experience. She provides mental healthcare in a nonjudgmental manner.
Levina Kumar
Levina Kumar
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerPMHNP
Dr Melissa Nicholas DNP individualizes her care to her patients using evidence based treatment modalities. She is empathetic and solution focused - I highly recommend her.
Queendroline Nkeh
Queendroline Nkeh
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerPMHNP
Melissa is a compassionate provider and treat her patients with dignity and respect. She provides a judgment free environment and is very warm and welcoming.
Telemental Associates
Telemental Associates
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerMSNPMHNPBC
I am delighted to endorse Melissa Nicholas. She is an exceptional PMHNP with a steadfast commitment to prioritizing client well-being.
First Stop Healthcare
First Stop Healthcare
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerDNPFNP-CPMHNP-C
Dr. Melissa Nicholas, is a compassionate mental health professional with extensive clinical expertise. Her unwavering dedication empowers patients to overcome mental health challenges with confidence, making her a valuable asset to mental healthcare.
Regine Blaise
Regine Blaise
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerPMHNPBC
Dr Nicholas is a kind and caring provider who is always advocating for her patients. She goes above and beyond to exceed expectations in quality and professionalism. I recommend her for your mental health needs.
Sunrise Family Practice Mind & Body Wellness
Sunrise Family Practice Mind & Body Wellness
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerPMHNP BC
I recommend Ms. for her outstanding expertise, dedication, and holistic approach as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Her commitment to excellence and ability to deliver results make her a valuable asset for anyone seeking mental health services.
Chidinma (Chichi) Okogbue
Chidinma (Chichi) Okogbue
Psychiatric NurseNPPMHNP
Melissa is a kind and caring provider who is always advocating for her patients. She goes above and beyond to exceed expectations in quality and professionalism. I totally recommend her services.- Chichi O.

Client Focus

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP

Location

Primary Location

Win Life Psychiatric Care

150 East Bloomingdale Avenue

#126

Brandon, FL 33511

(813) 906-0642

Additional Location

Orlando Avenue

Winter Park, FL 32790

(813) 906-0642
"
I am happy to see patients both in person and via tele-health with EVENING and WEEKEND availability.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
"
I am happy to see patients both in person and via tele-health with EVENING and WEEKEND availability.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (813) 906-0642
Photo of Dr. Melissa Nicholas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Melissa Nicholas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP