Our Team

 

 

Clinicians

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Jocelyn Mejia, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Jocelyn is an ANCC board-certified Nurse Practitioner in psychiatry and mental health (PMHNP-BC) and is currently in the process of completing her perinatal mental health certification to better assist perinatal clients with anxiety and/or mood disorders. She can assess, diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, providing medication management for a wide range of mental health conditions. She is committed to providing holistic and culturally competent care to her clients and is bilingual (able to provide treatment in English and Spanish).

Jocelyn’s love of medicine and research led her to go into psychiatric nursing. Over the years she has developed an array of skills working as a psychiatric nurse on the dual diagnosis floor at BayRidge Hospital, treating adults with mood disorders and co-occurring substance use disorders and most recently by working as a Nurse Practitioner at Lynn Community Health Center. Jocelyn’s interests include anxiety disorders, PTSD/trauma, racial trauma, and women’s mental health issues.

Prior to becoming a nurse, Jocelyn held a bachelor’s degree in pre-veterinary medicine and worked as a Veterinary Technician in Boston and Wildlife Researcher in South Africa studying animal behavior. She later earned her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Nursing from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. She completed her psychiatric clinical internships at; McLean Hospital, North shore Medical Center, and MGH Chelsea. Her state licensing information can be viewed by entering her name here

Jocelyn is expected to start seeing patients at BPC mid February 2022. We are currently starting a waitlist in anticipation of her arrival.

If you are a patient and would like to join the waitlist, please click here.

Clinicians looking to refer a patient for the waitlist should click here.

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Eric-Paul Olsson PMHNP BC

Eric-Paul is an ANCC board-certified Nurse Practitioner in psychiatry and mental health (PMHNP-BC) and is currently studying as an integrative and functional psychiatry fellow under Dr. James Greenblatt.  He can assess, diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, providing medication management for a wide range of mental health conditions. He has held his Nursing License since 2012. 

Eric-Paul Olsson is an experienced clinician with a diverse set of health care experiences. He has the invaluable experience of working in the pediatric emergency department and Intensive Care Units at Boston Children’s Hospital. In addition he has experience providing psychiatric services serving children and families at The Home For Little Wanderers , Outpatient addiction services at Column Health, as well as general outpatient psychiatric services to children and adults at Northeast Health Services.

Eric-Paul earned his bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences where he earned his RN and minored in health sciences and earned his Masters of Science in Nursing from Regis College in Massachusetts. His state licensing information can be looked up by entering his name here. Eric-Paul is not currently accepting new patients.

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Shelley Ward PMHNP-BC

Shelley is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) committed
to providing compassionate mental health care to patients across the lifespan. Shelley’s strong
clinical skills are enhanced by her natural ability to build rapport with patients and families,
developed during her work in the Burn/Trauma/Surgical ICU at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
For over 20 years Shelley provided expert critical care nursing to patients and families in crisis.
Shelley always had a strong interest in psychology and behavioral healthcare. Witnessing the impact a person’s mental health had on their treatment and recovery inspired Shelley to pursue a career as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. Shelley is certified to assess, diagnose, and treat a wide range of mental health diagnoses in children, adolescents, and adults, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and ADHD. She
believes each person brings a unique life experience with them and works with the patient to
develop an individualized medication and psychotherapy treatment plan, making referrals to
therapists as needed for regular psychotherapy.

Shelley earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Simmons University and her master’s degree from MCPHS University. She enjoys spending time outside with her family, hiking, traveling, and working in her garden. She is committed to working for racial and social justice and is a member of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) of North Central Massachusetts. Her state licensing information can be looked up by entering his name here.

Shelley is currently accepting new patients beginning in October.

Danielle Zito PMHCS BC

Danielle is a board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and is currently studying as an integrative and functional psychiatry fellow under Dr. James Greenblatt.  Danielle has held her nursing license since 2006 and her board certification from ANCC since 2007. She is trained in the assessment, management, and psychopharmacological (medication) treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions including but not limited to depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, ADHD, and OCD and sees adults aged 18 and older.  Danielle is committed to treatment that is patient focused and includes patient participation in the selection of evidence based treatment options and care. Danielle holds the HeartMath Clinical Certification for Stress, Anxiety and Self Regulation program which can include a form of biofeedback. Brief psychotherapeutic interventions are offered during visits, but for regular therapy Danielle provides referrals to many Boston area therapists. Danielle speaks English (native) and Spanish (proficient). She is currently learning Turkish and speaking at an intermediate level. 

Prior to becoming an Advanced Practice Nurse Danielle studied Neuroscience and worked for several years in in-vivo addiction research and clinical sleep medicine. She also has experience in in-vitro inflammation pharmacology research and is interested in how inflammatory or autoimmune conditions may impact mental heath.

Danielle received her M.S. in Nursing from Boston College and completed her clinical psychiatric internship at Cambridge Health Alliance. Her state licensing information can be viewed by entering her name here. While the office is accepting new patients for other clinicians, Danielle is not accepting new patients at this time.

Office Management and Clinical Coordination.

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Keiana Cox

Keiana is Boston Psychiatric Care’s Assistant Office Manager. From pharmacy concerns, medication refill issues, billing, to appointment needs, she helps keep the office running smoothly.  In addition, Keiana is a certified QB Test technician and ensures our ADHD test takers are familiarized with testing procedures and technology before beginning their test.  Keiana is also a certified pharmacy technician and previously worked assisting pharmacists and patients in retail pharmacy. She is also currently a student at Endicott College with hopes to one day pursue a career in women’s health.   

 
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Michael Paluch

Michael is Boston Psychiatric Care’s Practice Manager. He oversees and manages the running of all front office and business matters of the practice.  Michael has a business degree from Southern New Hampshire University in Healthcare Administration and Management and has extensive experience in the management of hospital units and medical practices. He is also a certified QB Test Technician.

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Aiza Moreno

Aiza is a medical assistant and admin team member. She was formerly trained as a registered nurse in her home country and has extensive experience in multiple medical specialties with over 10+ years working in nursing and international coordination. In addition to her medical and nursing knowledge, Aiza has in depth experience with prior authorizations and helping patients utilize the benefits of their insurance and medical scribing. 

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