Margaret Knight, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Margaret Knight, PNP, CRNP-PMH

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I'm a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, PNP with 25 years experience. Additionally, I have CRNP-PMH board certification which allows me to provide mental health services to those 0-through 21years of age. I have an active DEA license and Maryland CDS prescriber license. Go to my Web Page and click Book Now Button for information about Insurances Programs Accepted and Cash only fees.

Your concerns matter! I provide a compassionate space to safely explore mental health matters for
children, adolescents, and young adults ages 0-through 21 years.
Let's work together to develop a personalized tool-kit for your life's journey.
I'm currently engaged in graduate level continuing education/certification including CBT for Anxiety in Pediatric Primary Care and the Trauma Research Foundations's Certificate program in Traumatic Stress Studies.
I've been a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for 25 years.
Additionally, I’m a board certified Pediatric Mental Health Provider CRNP-PMH, with an active DEA license and Maryland CDS prescriber license.
For the majority of my career I’ve been within Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical systems. I'm also a veteran.
I bring a sense of humor and the personal experience of raising three children. Additionally, every so often my little dog enjoys visiting therapy sessions when he’s not sunning himself.

ADHD
Anxiety
Autism
Behavioral problems
Child care
Depression
Developmental delay
Discipline, routines, media and technology
Disruptive mood
Gender identity
Grief/loss
Intellectual disabilities
Neurodevelopment
Obsessive compulsive behavior or thoughts
School avoidance
School readiness
Sleep
Social/emotional development
Somatic complaints
Stress, Acute stress and Adjustment disorders
Trauma

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Bullying
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Developmental & Intellectual Disorders
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Medication Management
  • Neuropsychological Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Pet Loss
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Therapy Types

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion In Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Fees & Insurance

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No
Pay By
Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Cash, Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna
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Anthem
,
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
,
Cigna
,
Humana
,
Medicaid
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United Healthcare
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Licenses & Certifications

License(s)
License #
state
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
R111998
Maryland
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Johns Hopkins University
MSN
1994
Catholic University of America
PNP
1996