•  

     

     

  • Dr. Ann Marie Buchanan-Cummings, DNP, PMHNP-BC

    WELINA PSYCHIATRIC HEALTH SERVICES, LLC

     

    Dr. Buchanan-Cummings is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with 18 years of experience in the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. She has for 24 years treated patients in Critical Care, Substance Use Disorder, General Mental Health, and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

     

    Dr. Buchanan-Cummings strives to meet each client's needs through effective empathetic communication and personalized evidence-based care. Her clients are provided a safe and supportive environment during each confidential one-on-one session, and a customized treatment plan is developed based on their individual goals. She is licensed in Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Utah, and Washington State.

     

    Dr. Buchanan-Cummings is skilled at psychiatric evaluations, treatment, and medication management. She specializes in anxiety, depression, substance use, schizophrenia spectrum, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and other mental health disorders.

     

    Credentials:

    • Bachelor of Science in Food & Business from The State University of New York College at Oneonta, New York
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the College of New Rochelle, New York
    • Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix, Arizona
    • Master of Science in Nursing and Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the Medical University of South Carolina

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO, 2022):

    • There has been a 25% increase in the prevalence of Anxiety & Depression worldwide triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • It is estimated that 5% of adults worldwide suffer from Depression which is a leading cause of disability. In 2019, 280 million people were living with Depression.
    • It was reported that in 2019, 301 million suffered from Anxiety Disorder.
    • Women are affected more than men with Depression.
    • Over 40 million people experienced Bipolar Depression in 2019. Bipolar symptoms are depressive episodes with manic symptoms.
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may develop following exposure to threatening and horrific events.
    • Effective treatment is available for Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, and other mental health disorders.

    "Take your time healing, as long as you want. Nobody else knows what you've been through. How could they know how long it will take to heal you?"

    — Abertoli

     

    Using an evidence-based model, we are here to provide a comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment plan for each client.

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

    • At this time, Welina Psychiatric Health Services will only consider meeting requirements for ESA, employment, or school enrollment forms for established patients only.
    • Our prescriber can prescribe all medications excluding Controlled Substances such as Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin, Ritalin, Adderall, and others.

    Conveniently Treating Clients Virtually in the Following States:

    • Colorado
    • Connecticut
    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • Iowa
    • Maryland
    • Montana
    • New Mexico
    • New York
    • Oregon
    • Vermont
    • Utah
    • Washington State

     

  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

     

    SPECIALITIES

    • Medication Management
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Addiction
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • Maternal Health

    CLIENT FOCUS

    • Adults
    • Teens 15+
    • Women's Health
    • Veterans

    OTHER MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS

    • ADHD
    • Alcohol Use
    • Anger Management
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Chronic Impulsivity
    • Drug Abuse
    • Dual Diagnosis
    • Eating Disorders
    • Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder

    PAYMENT METHODS

    ACCEPTED INSURANCE PLANS

     

    AETNA 

    • Meritain
    • Nippon
    • Allied Benefit Systems

    CIGNA

     

    EMPIRE BlueCross BlueShield of New York

    Premera

    Regence

     

    OPTUM

    • United Healthcare
    • United Healthcare Shared Services (UHSS)
    • GEHA - United Healthcare Shared Services (UHSS)
    • Medica (Eligible if the policy is commercial only)
    • Oscar
    • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Oxford
    • UHC Student Resources
    • UMR
    • All Savers (UHC)
    • Health Plans Inc
    • Surest
    • Christian Brothers Services – Aetna
    • Trustmark Health Benefits – Aetna
    • Trustmark Health Benefits – Cigna
    • Trustmark Small Business Benefits – Aetna
    • Health Scope - Aetna

    ADDITIONAL FEES

    • A fee will be charged for appointments canceled in less than 24 hours, $250 for new clients & $125 for established clients
    • There is a charge of $40 for early medication refills

    THERAPY PARTNERS:

    • Synergy etherapy provides online Psychotherapy in GA, NY, IA, and other states.

    https://www.contemporaryhealingspaces.com/home

    • Contemporary Healing Spaces accepting clients in GA & NY.

    https://draisha5.wixsite.com/armitchellconsult

    • Virtual Therapy Only: AL, CA, GA, NJ, & WA state.

     

    https://well3plus.com/about-2/ 

    • Psychotherapy services in GA & NC

    https://realtalkct.com/

    • Real Talk CT, LLC Online Counseling in AL, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, ID, MA, MD, NC, NH, NM, NY, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI, WV, and WY.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     




  • CONTACT US

    Virtual
    10 am to 6 pm EST
    678-696-0482
  •  

    1

    988

    If you're in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline

    2

    741-741

    Text HOME to the Crisis Text Line and connect to a counselor immediately

    3

    911

    If you're having a medical or mental health emergency, call 911 or go to your local ER