Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), SUNY Stony Brook University
Master of Social Work (MSW), SUNY Stony Brook University
Nichola Ali is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). She received her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Stony Brook University with a specialty in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Nichola had completed an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (RN) in 2014 from Rutgers University prior to becoming a PMHNP. Nichola received her first Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) in 2010 from Stony Brook University before diving into nursing.
Nichola has experience working as a psychiatric Registered Nurse at Northwell Health South Oaks Hospital in an inpatient setting for over 7 years where she worked with ages 5 to 80 years old on all different units including the child and adolescent units, the adult mood disorder units, the adult psychosis disorder units, and detox and rehab units. Nichola has been working as a telepsychiatry Nurse Practitioner most recently in her career. Nichola worked as a licensed Social Worker with the foster care population before she became a psychiatric Registered Nurse where she took on the role of Case Manager for foster care children that needed assistance and support. Throughout her career, she has treated multiple diagnoses including but not limited to: Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, BPD, Psychosis, Dementia, and dual diagnoses. Nichola strives to provide the best mental health treatment to her patients by being empathetic, compassionate, and kind and by utilizing her vast experience and knowledge of Psychiatry. She firmly believes that psychopharmacology combined with psychotherapy can help individuals achieve a great sense of overall well-being in their lives.
Nichola is also an advocate for LGBT rights and the ethical treatment of animals. She enjoys volunteering at the local animal rescue a few times per month and taking long walks in the wilderness to remain balanced, grounded, and centered. Nichola believes in self-care to ensure her patients are ultimately always well taken care of.
SOHOMD | Teletherapy + Telepsychiatry
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Medical Insurance Overview
Most of our providers are in-network with the following plans: Cigna, Meritain Health, Optum (Oscar, Oxford Health Plans, UnitedHealthcare) and Wellfleet. Fees for treatment vary depending on length of appointment and type of treatment received. Payment should be made at the time of the visit. We do accept all major credit cards, HSA, and FSA.
Let Us Know What’s Up
We’ll ask for a brief medical history and get your insurance or payment information through our client onboarding process.
Your Therapy Session
Your virtual teletherapy appointment is the easiest part. To speak with one of our doctors all you need is a smartphone, tablet, or computer.
What We’ll Do
We’ll follow up to create the best therapy plan for you. We’ll set up a wellness plan and schedule another appointment.