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Danielle Simmons DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Dr. Danielle Simmons is a doctoral-prepared psychiatric nurse practitioner. She earned her doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of South Carolina. She started her career in academia. She has experience working with undergraduate nursing students as the Simulation Coordinator for the psychiatric nursing course. She was also an Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina and Interim Director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at D'Youville College. Dr. Simmons left full-time academia to direct more of her efforts into clinical practice. She has experience working in outpatient general psychiatry - diagnosing, treating, and managing a variety of psychiatric disorders. Dr. Simmons values providing patient-centered care. She partners with her patients in the design of their treatment. She enjoys educating her patients, recommending lifestyle changes, and promoting wellness. Dr. Simmons loves to read, learn new information, travel, and explore new adventures. She lovingly considers herself a nerd.




Medication Management

General Expertise




Bipolar disorder

Sleep & insomnia issues

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Pregnancy, perinatal, & postpartum issues

Psychotic Disorders

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP

Elevance Health

Evernorth Health Services

Magellan Health


Optima Health


Adults (25-65)

Adolescents (13-17)


  • Virginia, DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN, 24179745


University of South Carolina

Online Therapy

Office at 1360 Beverly Rd, McLean, VA

Frequently Asked Questions About Danielle Simmons, DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Danielle Simmons, DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Danielle Simmons accepting new clients?

Yes, Danielle Simmons is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia and in-person appointments at 1360 Beverly Rd, Suite 200, McLean, VA, 22101.

Does Danielle Simmons accept insurance?

Yes, Danielle Simmons accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna EAP, Elevance Health, Evernorth Health Services, Magellan Health, MultiPlan and Optima Health.

Does Danielle Simmons offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Danielle Simmons offers in-person appointments at 1360 Beverly Rd, Suite 200, McLean, VA, 22101.

Does Danielle Simmons offer online therapy?

Yes, Danielle Simmons offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Danielle Simmons?

Danielle Simmons typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Danielle Simmons speak?

Danielle Simmons conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Danielle Simmons online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Danielle Simmons online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.