Last edited 08/30/2023
Michelle Cataldo PMHNP
General Office Hours
In Eastern Time
|Monday||from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM|
|Tuesday||from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM|
|Wednesday||from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM|
|Thursday||from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM|
|Friday||from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM|
|Saturday||from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM|
|Sunday||from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM|
Clients can expect to take away a variety of things from sessions with me, depending on their individual needs and goals. Some of the most common takeaways from working with me include: 1. Increased insight into their mental health: Through therapy, clients can gain a deeper understanding of the root causes of their symptoms and behaviors, allowing them to make positive changes in their lives. 2. Practical coping skills: Whether it's through learning mindfulness techniques or developing a toolkit of cognitive-behavioral strategies, clients can expect to leave sessions with practical tools for managing their symptoms outside of our sessions. 3. Improved communication: Many mental health struggles can be exacerbated by poor communication, so working with me can help clients improve their communication skills in all relationships, not just the therapeutic relationship. 4. Better relationships: As clients improve their communication skills, they may also find that their relationships with loved ones improve as well. 5. A feeling of empowerment: Perhaps most importantly, clients can expect to leave sessions with a sense of empowerment and a renewed sense of hope that they can take more control over their mental health and lead a happier, healthier life.
As a psychiatric professional, I utilize a range of treatment methods and tools depending on the needs of each individual client. Some of the common treatment methods and tools that I may utilize include: Medication: I have expertise in prescribing and managing psychiatric medications. If medication is deemed an appropriate part of the treatment plan, I will work with clients to determine the most suitable medication for their specific needs, taking into account factors like medical history, current symptoms, and potential side effects. Talk therapy: I offer one-on-one therapy sessions where we can engage in open and honest conversations about the client's mental health concerns. I may use various talk therapy approaches to help clients gain insight into their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and develop coping strategies. Psychoeducation: I believe in equipping clients with knowledge and understanding about their mental health conditions, including symptoms, causes, and available treatment options. This empowers clients to actively participate in their own care and make informed decisions. Coping skills development: I work with clients to develop practical coping skills and techniques that can be applied in daily life to manage symptoms. This may include stress management techniques, relaxation exercises, mindfulness practices, or problem-solving skills. Supportive and non-judgmental environment: Creating a safe and nurturing therapeutic space is essential. I strive to create a supportive and non-judgmental environment where clients feel comfortable sharing their experiences and working toward their goals. It's important to note that the specific methods and tools used will be tailored to each client's unique needs and circumstances. Treatment plans are individualized to ensure the best possible support and outcomes for each person.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Young Adults (18-24)
- Massachusetts, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, RN2302071
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Michelle Cataldo, PMHNP, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Michelle Cataldo accepting new clients?
Yes, Michelle Cataldo is accepting new clients for online therapy in Massachusetts.
Does Michelle Cataldo accept insurance?
Yes, Michelle Cataldo accepts insurance, including Cigna and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).
Does Michelle Cataldo offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in Massachusetts can book Michelle Cataldo for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Michelle Cataldo offer online therapy?
Yes, Michelle Cataldo offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in Massachusetts.
How quickly can I see Michelle Cataldo?
Michelle Cataldo typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.
What languages does Michelle Cataldo speak?
Michelle Cataldo conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Michelle Cataldo online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Michelle Cataldo online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.