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Dr. Jemima Pierre-Jacques DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-BC

Jemima Pierre-Jacques is a doctorally-prepared, board-certified Psychiatric-

Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with over eight years of nursing

experience. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Howard

University in 2012 and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from the

University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2020. She is trained in caring for child,

adolescent, and adult clients with different psychiatric disorders and has

worked in behavioral health for four years in diverse inpatient and outpatient


Regardless of one’s background, Dr. Pierre-Jacques is committed to

providing evidence-based, efficient, culturally congruent, trauma-informed,

and compassionate care to each client. She focuses on medication

management and strongly encourages clients to work with a therapist

simultaneously to achieve optimum mental and emotional wellness. She

enjoys working with clients across the lifespan and treats many conditions,

including mood disorders, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD),

attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and psychotic disorders.

She is committed to evidence-based practice, research, continuing education,

and patient advocacy. She is a proud member of American Association of

Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Psychiatric Nurses Association

(APNA), Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland (NPAM), American

Nurses Association (ANA), Maryland Nursing Association (MNA), and

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society (STTI).

Dr. Pierre-Jacques recognizes the stigma attached to mental illness,

preventing many from seeking much-needed care. She is a passionate mental

health advocate who aims to help reduce mental illness stigma through

education. Using a holistic approach, Dr. Pierre-Jacques will work

collaboratively with the team of mental health clinicians at RCWC to meet

clients’ evolving needs and support them in achieving their therapeutic goals.

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