GenPsych PC is now providing treatment via telehealth! Patients can schedule appointments online with a psychiatric nurse practitioner or therapist for a live video appointment.

Conditions we treat:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety, Panic
  • Bipolar
  • Schizophrenia
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Attention Deficient Disorder (ADD)
  •  Conduct Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorder
  • Addictions
  • Attention Deficient Hyper Activity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Personality Disorders such as Borderline Personality Disorder

To schedule an appointment now, choose a schedule below:

  • PLEASE NOTE: Telehealth sessions are only available to residents of New Jersey. 
  • ESTABLISHED PATIENTS: please contact the GenPsych location you are a patient of to schedule follow-up appointments.

Prescribers: Medication Management Appointments

JoAnne Piaggio is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She graduated from Regis University in 2005 with a Master of Science in nursing. She has been a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She completed her Post-Masters Advanced Practice Nursing Program at Monmouth University in 2019. She has 33 years of experience as a Perioperative nurse. She has provided treatment for adults struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues. Special Interests: Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD

Make an appointment for Telepsychiatry JoAnne Piaggio, APN – 18+

Laura Velli earned her Master of Science from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, TN in 2017. She obtained her Bachelor of Science from the Accelerated Second Degree Nursing program at Rutgers University. Laura also received her first undergraduate degree in English Literature from Rutgers University. Laura is currently a Doctorate in Nursing Practice student at New York University. Laura is a compassionate clinician and dedicated to improving the quality of care that clients with psychiatric illnesses receive. She particularly enjoys working with patients with mood disorders, anxiety, depression, women’s issues, emotional disturbance, relationship issues, and anger management. Laura is a member of the esteemed Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.

Make an appointment for Telepsychiatry Laura Velli, APN Age18-65

Marly Jiby is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She graduated from Monmouth University in 2017.  She has 20 years experience as a Registered Nurse with 11 years experience in psychiatry. She is passionate about working with adolescents and can treat patients ages 9 and older. Special Interests: Anxiety, Depression, OCD, Schizophrenia, ADD and Bipolar Disorder.

Make an appointment for Telepsychiatry Marly Jiby, APN – Age 9+

Dr. Oyem is a Board Certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a wealth of experience treating all populations across the life span including: youth, adolescents, adult, and geriatric populations. He provides treatment for clients struggling with general mental health and substance abuse issues. He has experience treating patients in outpatient, IOP, PHP, detox and in patient levels of care. His special interests include but are not limited to Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, PTSD, ADHD,OCD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Bipolar disorders, Panic disorder, Schizophrenia, Personality disorders, Substance Abuse, Conduct disorder, Eating disorder, Addiction and Dual diagnosis. Dr. Oyem earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from New Jersey City University in 2008. His Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) was earned in 2017 from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Dr. Oyem also has a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) that he earned from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-IFE Nigeria in 1998. Dr. Oyem is also currently a Clinical Professor to MSN students doing their APN program and a visiting Professor to Merit School of Nursing.

Make an appointment for Telepsychiatry Kingsley Oyem, APN-Age 5+

Therapists

Catherine Macken, LPC is a therapist trained in Dialectical and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She works with individuals ages 18 and older facing challenges related to: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and trauma. She has five years experience working at GenPsych and is currently the program director for our Adult program in our Livingston location. Catherine received her undergraduate degree from Marymount Manhattan and graduate degree from Caldwell University.

Make an appointment for Teletherapy Catherine Macken, LPC – 18+

Mini Sharma is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a wealth of experience in the counseling field. She is a graduate of Monmouth University where she received her masters degree in mental health counseling. Mini is currently the Program Director of the Genpsych Adolescent Program (GAP) at our Livingston location. She was previously the Program Director of an Outpatient program in East Orange providing counseling to children, adults, and families. Mini has worked with diverse populations with varying needs, including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and family conflict. She has experience working with adolescents and adults in partial hospitalization, IOP, and outpatient settings. She also has training in several modalities, including CBT, DBT, and certification in the Nurtured Heart Approach.

Make an appointment for Teletherapy Mini Sharma, LPC – Age 18+

Sarah Nitka is a Licensed Professional Counselor currently serving the GenPsych Adolescent Program in our Brick location. Ms. Nitka possesses prior experience in substance abuse as a primary therapist with GenPsych’s withdrawal management treatment program. Sarah Nitka carries to GenPsych her previous experience treating adolescent, substance abuse and developmentally disabled populations. Ms. Nitka completed her undergraduate degree from Drew University and graduate degree from Monmouth University, with a specialty in counseling children and adolescents.

Make an appointment for Teletherapy Sarah Nitka, LPC – Age 13+