Joseph R. Bolante, APN PMHNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner

Joseph Bolante embarked on a transformative journey fueled by his passion for serving the mental health needs of the community. His path began with a Bachelor’s degree focusing on Cellular Biology and Neuroscience, providing him with a solid foundation of knowledge. Although uncertain of the specific direction to take, Joseph was determined to make a meaningful impact and serve his community. This led him to pursue a second Bachelors degree in Science in Nursing, where he could leverage his background in Neuroscience and Nursing to address mental health challenges.

Joseph’s professional career commenced as a Psychiatric Behavioral Health Registered Professional Nurse at a renowned magnet-designated level II trauma center, Jersey City Medical Center. Within this role, Joseph worked diligently in various capacities, including the Psychiatric Emergency Service in the ER and the Behavioral Health Voluntary and Involuntary Units. Over the span of a decade, Joseph accumulated invaluable experience in the field of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, catering to patients across all age groups, ranging from pediatric to geriatric.

Driven by a relentless pursuit of excellence and a desire to expand his scope of practice, Joseph embarked on further educational endeavors. He successfully obtained a Master’s degree as an Advanced Practice Nurse, specializing as a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Armed with his advanced qualifications and a profound understanding of mental

health, Joseph’s journey came full circle as he returned to his craft, assuming the role of a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner within our practice. Throughout his journey, Joseph’s commitment to supporting individuals on their path towards
mental wellness remained unwavering. He seamlessly transitioned from university classrooms to the demanding environment of the Psychiatric Crisis Unit in the ER, and finally to the Behavioral Health inpatient unit of the hospital. Joseph’s diverse experiences equipped him with a holistic perspective and a nuanced approach to delivering comprehensive care.

Today, Joseph stands as a trusted healthcare provider who understands the complexities of mental health and is dedicated to guiding individuals towards their desired state of well-being. Regardless of where you find yourself on your journey to attain mental wellness, Joseph encourages you to place your trust in our healthcare providers. With their expertise, they will assist in navigating you along the path, helping you move from where you are to where you aspire to be.

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