About Psychiatric Medication Management
At Flourish, we beleive in whole body, mind, spirit wellness. When you feel good physically and mentally, you will be a happier and more productive person. We have a team of trusted professionals who address health from a holistic standpoint. You are not alone. We are here to help and guide you. Seeking help for your mental health issues is critical and can be life-changing and even life-saving.
We now offer two psychiatric nurse practitioners who use evidence-based treatments and are licensed to prescribe mental health medication for a variety of illnesses. Our Flourish Wellness clients have the opportunity to include natural remedies such as massage, acupuncture, Reiki and yoga in addition to counceling and medication We offer this unique way to address mental health concerns comprehensively. When you come to work with us, you will find that we are not like a conventional doctor’s office. Our team will take time with you and support you through collaboration so we can provide you with the correct diagnosis as well as create a comprehensive plan to improve and enhance your overall health and wellbeing.
With the right plan in place, and expert guidance, it’s possible to see symptom reduction quickly. Our goal is for you to lead a happier and healthier life and we will work with you to acheive that goal.
Our Nurse Practitioners:
Lisa M. Vandemark, PhD, PMHNP-BC is a board-certified advanced practice psychiatric nurse practitioner. Lisa has been in practice for over 13 years. She provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management for children, adolescents and adults with mental and substance use disorders. Dr. Vandemark has also been a community health researcher for many years, and her medication treatment philosophy is a holistic one, including emphasis on the value of therapy, exercise, diet, and mindfulness practices.
Josyane Kengni, is board-certified nurse practitioner in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. She has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in nursing with seven years of nursing experience in a variety of settings. Josyane is licensed to provide psychotherapy and psychopharmacology in Maryland. She is experienced in working with children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population to diagnose and treat mental health disorders. Josyane draws on her experience as a medical nurse to rule-out any possible medical conditions that could be affecting a patient’s mental health before treating a psychiatric condition.
“My responsibility as a mental health nurse practitioner is to provide evidence-based psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to individuals. I believe if the patient’s mental functioning is restored or compensated for, then their social functioning is positively impacted and thus their economic capabilities are improved.” Josyane is committed to having a positive impact on the community.