Paula M. Leif, PMHNP

Paula M. Leif, PMHNP

Psychiatric Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) | Female

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Care Philosophy

At Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare we have a diverse, talented and experienced group of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, LCSWs and clinicians educated in a multitude of areas, including mental health, nutrition, naturopathic health and general wellness. This gives us the ability to find just the right solution for you. Assets: 25 convenient North Carolina locations: Asheville, Cary, Chapel Hill, Concord, Durham, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Wilson Over 90 mental health care professionals Attentive and supportive office staff, offering you personalized care Fast appointments (8:30am-5pm, M-F) Evening and weekend appointments Most health insurance plans are accepted and claims are filed on your behalf Video appointments are now available for new and current patients who are in need of care urgently. Access our doctors and counselors for a video call from your smartphone or tablet — from home, work, even while traveling.Read more

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Paula Leif, MSN, PMHNP-BC, has been with Carolina Partners since 1997. She earned her BS and MS in Nursing from...Read more

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She can be a bit direct, but in my case it was appreciated. Sometimes patients do not care to be handled with kid gloves.
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Paula Leif, MSN, PMHNP-BC, has been with Carolina Partners since 1997. She earned her BS and MS in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. She was previously a clinical coordinator for Forbes Metropolitan Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, a manager of geriatric psychiatry at Forbes Metropolitan Hospital, and a manager of psychiatry at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Ms. Leif is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society for Nurses, and the American College of Nurse Practitioners. She practices in our Wake Forest, NC office, where she specializes in individual and group psychotherapy and medication management.

Paula Leif's Care Philosophy

At Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare we have a diverse, talented and experienced group of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, LCSWs and clinicians educated in a multitude of areas, including mental health, nutrition, naturopathic health and general wellness. This gives us the ability to find just the right solution for you.

Assets:

  • 25 convenient North Carolina locations:
    • Asheville, Cary, Chapel Hill, Concord, Durham, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Wilson
  • Over 90 mental health care professionals
  • Attentive and supportive office staff, offering you personalized care
  • Fast appointments (8:30am-5pm, M-F)
  • Evening and weekend appointments
  • Most health insurance plans are accepted and claims are filed on your behalf

Video appointments are now available for new and current patients who are in need of care urgently. Access our doctors and counselors for a video call from your smartphone or tablet — from home, work, even while traveling.

Paula Leif's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Psychiatric Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Geriatric Diseases
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Social Anxiety Disorder

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    La Roche College

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Psychiatric Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

Procedures Performed

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation