305 S. 7th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950

Hello, I’m Dr. Sara Waterbury, APRN DNP PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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By phone or in-person, to see if I am a good fit for your mental health journey. Contact me today.

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Dr. Sara

“My mission is to improve the lives of my patients everyday through providing consistent mental health care via evidence-based treatment modalities, in a holistic manner.”

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Dr. Sara Waterbury provides support for

Anxiety
Depression
Grief
End of Life
Family Support
Empty Nest
Role Transitioning
PTSD
Growing New Coping Skills
Relationship Issues
Medication Management
LGBTQIA+ Identity

Mental Health Care, including Therapy and Medication management

The goal of our mental health services is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. We serve the Treasure Coast, Florida communities in Fort Pierce, Port Saint Lucie, Vero Beach, Stuart.

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Comforting space

Patients will continue to evolve with guidance for working through issues to help themselves with lasting techniques. Our Location.

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Personalized plans unique to you

Treatment plans are tailored to your specific needs, providing you a clear path to success. View our services.

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TeleHealth available

Connect with Dr. Sara from the comfort, convenience, and safety of your home through computer or phone video chats!

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Medication management

Patient-centered treatment plans can include safe psychiatric medication prescribing by Dr. Sara, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.

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You can be yourself

Southern Comfort Health is an ally – a safe and judgement free place.

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We are part of the VA Community Care Network

Authorized to offer veterans quality mental health services outside of the VA, we HELP those struggling with symptoms of PTSD, mental health, relationship issues, anxiety, role transitioning, and more.

Veterans, get more information here.

“Your Mental and Emotional well-being is worth fighting for.
I’d be honored to help you on your journey.”

Dr. Sara Waterbury, APRN DNP PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Frequently Asked Questions

For a full FAQ list, click here.

Do we take insurance?

No, we do not take insurance. We use a Direct Care model that works when Providers elect to work with the Patient directly rather than through a Third Party [Insurance]. So, cash payment for services is coordinated directly with the patient and medical records are not submitted for reimbursement by the provider to a Third Party.

 

Click here to read the Reasons Not to Use Insurance for Mental Health Therapy.

Can you prescribe medication?

Yes. Our mental health professional offers treatment plans with medication, ensuring that your psychiatric medication are effective and safe.

What can I expect in a therapy session?

That it will be YOUR session. I will be your guide on your mental health journey, with YOUR goals in mind. I am not here to tell you that everything will be ok (unless you would like that), but instead to listen to your concerns and use evidence-based mental health treatment options to help you along the way. Your sessions will always be a safe place to talk, judgement-free, and transparent.

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Involved in the Treasure Coast

We actively participate in our community, and can often be found volunteering or participating in events and activities to uplift our neighbors. Follow us on social and stay up-to-date.

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Affordable, Quality Mental Health Care

New Patient Initial Appointment cost is $225, and follow-up options with Membership plans or as-needed care.
Psychotherapy & Medication management may last several months, which is why we recommend a membership plan – it’s cost-effective and simplifies transactions to allow the focus on care, and has several value-added advantages (including more direct access, discount medication and labs). Non-membership pricing is available too.

More about our pricing structures.