Lauren Blankenship

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Greensboro, NC


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About Lauren Blankenship, PMHNP

Dr. Lauren Blankenship is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who helps the underserved feel cared for, understood, and encouraged to reach their full potential. Dr. Blankenship works with adults using treatment modalities that can include medication management, dialectical behavioral therapy, diet, exercise, and mindfulness. She has a holistic approach to care and believes a good treatment plan is one the patient can agree to and follow. Dr. Blankenship strives to educate patients with appropriate options so they can make informed decisions. When she isn’t working, you can find her on her mini-farm gardening, playing with chickens, or hiking with her family and golden retriever. 

Education & Certifications

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Psychiatic Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (DNP, PMHNP) University of Florida College of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) University of Central Florida College of Nursing
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification American Heart Association
Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Certification
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Certified Linehan Institute
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Certified
Postpartum Support International Psychopharmacology Certified

Conditions Treated

  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar I & II (w/o psychosis)
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • PTSD/Trauma and Stress Related Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Treatment Resistant Depression
  • Depression with Suicidality
  • Depression w/Psychosis
  • Severe Bipolar w/Psychosis
  • Depressive Disorders

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna NC
  • Cigna NC
  • Magellan NC
  • Medcost NC
  • UBH NC
  • Humana NC
  • Friday Health NC
  • Behavioral Health Systems NC
  • EHN Multistate NC

Don’t see your plan? Call us at 855-501-1004 to see if you are covered.

Insurance plans may vary by location and are subject to change.