Melissa Moy, NP - Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Melissa Moy, NP is board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with over 14 years of mental health experience. Melissa received her Master’s of Science degree in Nursing and in PMHNP license from New York University (NYU) and is the owner of her outpatient psychiatric private practice in NYC. She has a broad range of experience working in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings and has completed certificate training programs in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT).
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Melissa has success working with a range of psychiatric conditions such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, and OCD. Her focus is to optimize her patient’s overall psychological growth and emotional well-being by utilizing a holistic, integrative approach with  comprehensive evaluations and individualized treatment plans.
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Melissa has a special interest in integrative and functional psychiatry. She believes in treating the whole person and understanding the root cause of symptoms. Melissa's practice is culturally-sensitive and LGBTQI+ and AAPI affirmative
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When she is not helping patients, Melissa enjoys going on long hikes with her wife and two chihuahua-mix rescue dogs,  snowboarding, and trying new foods


 

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PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

License & Certification
 

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, NYS

New York State Board of Nursing

Psychiatric & Mental Health Board Certification

American Nurses Credentialing Center

Controlled Substance Registration Certificate

Drug Enforcement Administration
 

Registered Professional Nurse, NYS

New York State Board of Nursing

Rational-Emotive & Cognitive Behavior Therapy (REBT) Certification

The Albert Ellis Institute

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Depression (CBT) Certification

Beck Institute
 

BLS for Healthcare Providers
American Heart Association

 

Education


New York University, New York, NY
Masters of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-BC

Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Bachelor of Science, Nursing

Summa cum laude


Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Bachelor of Science, Psychology
Cum laude, Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society, Northeastern Excellence Award


Professional Experience

Owner/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Present

Integrative Psychiatry

NYS Medical Cannabis Program Practitioner

Private Practice in Psychiatry, New York, NY

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, 2018 - 2019
Neighborhood Psychiatric Associates of Manhattan

Adjunct Clinical Instructor, 2018
New York University, New York, NY


Senior Nurse Clinician, 2014 – 2018

Chairperson of inpatient psychiatry’s Fall Prevention Committee

Co-developed and member of the Behavioral Emergency Response Team (BERT)
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY


Psychiatric Registered Nurse, 2013 - 2014
Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Paterson, NJ

Quality Improvement Nurse Extern, 2012
University Hospital, Newark, NJ,


Mental Health Technician, 2010 – 2011
Carrier Clinic, Belle Meade, NJ


Behavioral Health Assistant, 2010-2011
Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy, NJ

Residential Behavioral Health Counselor,  2008

Vinfen Corporation, Cambridge, MA



Professional Development

Zen Psychiatry - Integrative Psychiatry, Nov 2021 - Present

Member, Integrative Psychiatry Supervision group

 

Psychopharmacology Annual Conference, 2021, 2020, 2019

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy

 

New York State Practitioner Education-Medical Use of Marijuana 4-hr Required Course, 2020

The Answer Page

Trauma and Attachment: Effective Treatment Strategies for Helping Challenging Clients, 2018
Arthur Becker-Weidman, PhD, PESI HealthCare


Integrating Gestalt and Cognitive Therapy: Making Meaning of Experience, 2018
The Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training

Safe Zone: Med Training, 2016
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY