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Anna Higgins, PMHNP

Specialization: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
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Phone: 212-335-0236

Biography

Anna Higgins is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with several years of experience helping individuals improve their mental health at Mount Sinai. She attended St. Olaf College, where she received a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. After graduation, she worked in marketing but felt called to pursue her dream of helping those around her become mentally well. She attended New York University, where she received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in nursing. 

Through her integrative approach, she utilizes psychotherapy, medication management, and lifestyle interventions to treat a variety of mental health issues across the lifespan. Her areas of specialty include ADHD, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and overcoming trauma in adolescents and adults. She has done advanced training in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and mindfulness-based interventions to treat clients in a tailored and individualized manner. 

Anna is a lifelong learner, always seeking new ways to enhance her knowledge and skills. Her calm demeanor and disposition have a soothing effect on those around her, and she is an excellent communicator who enjoys finding the right words to connect with her clients. She brings a patient-centered and compassionate approach to mental healthcare. She strives to create a safe and nonjudgmental therapeutic space for clients to process thoughts, feelings, and behaviors for improved mental well-being and quality of life. Her ultimate goal is to help people achieve mental wellness and empower clients with the skills and resources needed to live a fulfilling life. She enjoys reading, visiting museums worldwide, and attending theater in her free time.