Paula Leif, PMHNP

Psychiatric Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)  |  
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Paula Leif, PMHNP
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.

Carolina Partners of Wake Forest

120 Capcom Ave Ste 101

Wake Forest, NC 27587

Contact Information

(919) 488-1444

Paula Leif, PMHNP

Paula Leif, PMHNP

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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:

  • 28 convenient North Carolina locations:
    • Asheville, Cary, Chapel Hill, Concord, Durham, Hendersonville, Pittsboro, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Wilson
  • Over 100 mental health care professionals
  • Attentive and supportive office staff, offering you personalized care
  • Fast appointments (8:30am-5:00pm, 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 online from your computer, smartphone or tablet — from home, work, even while traveling.

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Specialties

  • Psychiatric Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
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Board Certifications

Paula Leif does not have any board certifications listed.

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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
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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • La Roche College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Paula Leif has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Paula Leif has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Paula Leif's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Paula Leif to family and friends
2.8
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Paula Leif's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    POOR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Rougemont |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Paula Leif accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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