About Lori Dado
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practioner
Psychiatric & Medication Services
At Angelus Therapeutic Services Inc., we are thrilled to introduce an evolved approach to mental health care through our partnership with Lori Dado, PMHNP-BC. Lori brings her wealth of experience as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practioner to provide holistic well-being, incorporating psychiatric medication management and compassionate healing.
*Please note that while Angelus is dedicated to the overall well-being of our clients, we do not directly provide medication services. Instead, we have proudly contracted with Lori Dado, LLC, who will offer these essential services at our New Castle location, ensuring a collaborative and integrative care model for our valued clients.
Lori’s journey to mental health care is deeply rooted in her passion for helping others find strength, healing, and overall well-being. She found her calling in mental health during her early years as an RN, where she spent 8 fulfilling years on a psychiatric in-patient unit. This invaluable experience ignited her understanding of the profound impact mental health has on individuals’ lives.
Choosing to transition from working within family medicine and school nursing, to mental health was a conscious decision driven by Lori’s desire to create a meaningful difference. She believes in fostering a genuine connection with her clients, a bond that she finds deeply fulfilling. As a dedicated team player, Lori appreciates the collaborative effort of working alongside therapists to provide comprehensive care.
Comprehensive Care with Lori Dado, PMHNP:
A Holistic Approach to Psychiatric Medication and Healing
When seeking psychiatric care with Lori Dado, CRNP, you’re embarking on a journey towards comprehensive well-being that encompasses both evidence-based psychiatric medication management and holistic care. As a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practioner with a wealth of experience, Lori is committed to providing you with the highest quality of care through a thoughtful and integrated approach.
Lori’s affinity for working with children and adults is a testament to her extensive background spanning 25 years as an FNP, 4 years as a PMHNP, and 29 years as a school nurse. She finds joy in helping children navigate the challenges of anxiety and ADHD, fostering coping skills, and guiding them to a place of stability. Her approach involves a combination of evidence-based therapy and a keen understanding of when a low-dose medication might provide the initial support needed to facilitate therapeutic progress.
Certified and well-trained, Lori brings a wealth of qualifications to her practice:
- Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner Across the Lifespan (PMHNP-BC)
- Family Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan (FNP-BC)
- Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
- Certified School Nurse
Lori’s dedication to her clients goes beyond her credentials. She genuinely cares about your well-being and is excited to be part of the Angelus Therapeutic Services Inc. team, where she can continue to provide her clients with the highest level of care.
Are you ready to embark on a journey of healing and growth? Reach out to Lori Dado, CRNP, and take the first step towards a brighter future.
What are the Typical Components of Working with a CRNP for Psychiatric Medication and Holistic Care at AngeluS
Lori’s approach begins with a comprehensive assessment of your mental and emotional well-being. She takes the time to understand your unique experiences, challenges, and goals, allowing her to tailor her treatment plan specifically to your needs.
Lori believes in the power of therapy as an integral part of your healing journey. She collaborates with therapists to provide you with a well-rounded treatment plan that includes therapeutic interventions tailored to your needs.
Evidence-Based Medication Management:
As a seasoned CRNP, Lori is well-versed in the latest advancements in psychiatric medications. She approaches medication management with a balanced perspective, ensuring that any prescribed medications are carefully considered and discussed with you. Lori believes in an informed and collaborative decision-making process, where you play an active role in your treatment journey.
Pediatric and Lifespan Expertise:
With Lori’s strong background in pediatric care, she specializes in working with children and individuals across the lifespan. Whether you’re seeking help for a child struggling with anxiety or an adult managing mental health challenges, Lori’s expertise ensures that you receive specialized and compassionate care.
Lori’s holistic approach to care extends beyond medications. She recognizes the importance of addressing the mind-body connection and the impact of lifestyle factors on your mental health. Lori will work with you to develop strategies that encompass nutrition, exercise, mindfulness, and stress reduction techniques to enhance your overall well-being.
Your progress is of utmost importance to Lori. Through regular follow-up appointments, she monitors your response to treatment, adjusts medications if necessary, and ensures that your care plan remains aligned with your evolving needs. With a direct line of communication between Lori Dado, LLC, and Angelus Therapeutic Services Inc., your care remains proactive and responsive.
Medication Expertise, Collaborative Approach:
Lori’s extensive experience ensures that your medication needs are met with the highest standards of care. As a distinct entity from Angelus, Lori Dado, LLC, is focused exclusively on providing exceptional medication services while collaborating synergistically with Angelus to enhance your overall well-being. This approach ensures that you receive comprehensive and cohesive support.
Availability & Scheduling:
All intial appointments are scheduled in person in our New Castle office. If deemed appropriate follow up appointments may be scheduled virtually.
- Tuesday & Wednesday evenings
- & Some Saturday mornings available
Coverage: I am currently in network Highmark/ Blue Cross/ Blue Shield Plans and Optum/United plans. I am in the process of paneling with UPMC, Aetna, and Cigna.
Want to get scheduled to see Lori?
Due to limited availability you must first be referred by your Angelus therapist to servies with Lori Dado, LLC. Once referred you will need to complete a couple forms that you will receive in your patient portal. After these are completed our admin team will reach out to you to find an appointment that meets your needs. If Lori is not yet paneled with your insurance you will be placed on her waiting list and notified once this is completed.