Sandra R. Pelaez-Munsey

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Sandra Pelaez-Munsey

Founder of Coastal Health Group Inc

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Trained at UM, Dr. Pelaez-Munsey is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in holistic mental health care with 9 years of experience in psychiatric nursing.

Dr. Pelaez-Munsey's approach to mental health care is holistic and patient-centered. She respects the autonomy of her patients and promotes aligned treatment goals and collaboration within practice. She works with children, adolescents and adults exhibiting a wide range of psychiatric symptoms and stressors. She utilizes evidence-based treatments to improve self-efficacy and restore a sense of equilibrium. 

About Me

I am described as genuine, practical, and direct with a healthy side of humor. I specialize in Anxiety Disorder, Depression, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder and Geriatric Mental Health. I conduct psychiatric evaluations, provide medication management and when appropriate provide solution-focused psychotherapeutic interventions based on CBT, DBT and MI principles.

*Types of Therapy
  • Coaching

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

  • Compassion Focused

  • Culturally Sensitive

  • Dialectical (DBT)

  • Ecletic

Specialties

  • Anxiety

  • ADHD

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Emotionally Focused

  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Multicultural

  • Person-Centered

  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Qualifications and Additional Credentials

License: Florida / APRN9208399

Certificate: Florida Board of Nursing / APRN 9208399

Certificate: ANCC Psychiatric-Mental Health Board Certified / 2016016834

*If you believe targeted, specific, or more intensive therapy will be of benefit, we can offer a referral to a well-qualified therapist to better suit your needs.