Frequently Asked Questions about Angela Retano

I am Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry and a skilled psychotherapist with extensive psychodynamic training. I am committed to my private practice full-time. I understand that your life experiences and concerns may have caused you to experience both physical and emotional pain. Together, we explore those troubled aspects of your life, while offering you the best treatment approach possible.

Yes. I am a New York State Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry with Prescription Privileges.

When clinically indicated, the use of medication allows me to offer immediate relief, while evaluating and discussing the ongoing need for medication as the treatment unfolds.

I am conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan.

Concerns about anxiety, low self-esteem, depression, feelings of inadequacy, relationships, marital discord, life transition, and sexual identify. I specialize in the treatment of adult patients 18 years of age or older.

The decision to seek treatment can create nervousness and apprehension. Therefore, it is important to feel comfortable with the person with whom you decide to undertake treatment. A consultation affords you the chance to try out what treatment may feel like without a long-term commitment.

During the consultation, I will ask you to discuss the difficulties you have been experiencing and encourage you to share any concerns that arise over the course of the consultation. As part of my comprehensive assessment, I will summarize my understanding of the central areas of conflict you are experiencing and provide you with my recommendation(s) regarding treatment options. A consultation can occur over the course of two to three meetings.

An initial consultation is $250.

Fees are discussed early in consultation. Individual circumstances and needs are taken into account.

Angela Retano accepts Medicare from all eligible patients who have Medicare Part B.

I normally bill patients at the beginning of each month and payment is expected within two weeks. I do not take insurance. However, I have extensive experience and knowledge when it comes to managed care. Therefore, I will work with you in order to obtain the maximum available reimbursement that you are due.