About Us

A Provider Who Cares

Sara Gena Israel, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Sara, a compassionate and dedicated Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, is licensed and Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. With over two decades of experience, she has provided empathetic care to children, adolescents, and adults in various settings, including hospitals, community outpatient clinics, and emergency and crisis facilities.

Her approach to patient care goes beyond symptom management. Sara integrates traditional, evidence-based practices with holistic strategies, including medication management, supportive therapy, healthy lifestyle behaviors, nutritional support, and supplementation. 

She recognizes the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit, incorporating spiritual nourishment through faith and biblical principles into her care. Sara develops individualized treatment plans addressing nutritional, biochemical, emotional, mental, and spiritual imbalances. Her comprehensive approach promotes healthier lifestyle habits, exercise, mindful eating, health-promoting diets, and medication when necessary.  

Aligned with Balanced Mind Integrative Care’s mission to address the whole person, Sara provides accessible, virtual, comprehensive solutions. She is committed to empowering patients to achieve balance through self-awareness and lifestyle modifications. She firmly believes that a balanced lifestyle paves the path to total well-being. Sara is delighted to support individuals on their journey to enhanced mental and physical health!

Educational Background

  • Florida Atlantic University, Florida – Post-Master’s Certificate – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Grand Canyon University, Arizona – Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with focus on Public Health
  • Howard University, Washington, DC – Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Florida Nurse Practitioner Network
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Associations
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • American Nurses Association
  • Florida’s Nurses Association
  • American Nutrition Association
  • International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research
  • Institute for Functional Medicine

Vision

Balanced Mind Integrative Care’s vision is to empower individuals to attain mental, emotional, and physical well-being through accessible, quality mental health care.

Goals

Balanced Mind Integrative Care’s goal is to treat the whole person, providing virtual, holistic care that combines conventional and integrative approaches to empower individuals toward their own healing through self-awareness and healthier lifestyle changes.

Values

Balanced Mind Integrative Care’s value prioritizes mental health as fundamental for overall wellness. To uphold these beliefs, we have established fundamental values that guide how we treat our patients and collaborate with everyone inside and outside our institution. Our commitment is to ensure every individual is shown acceptance and dignity, with complete impartiality, regardless of disability, race, ethnicity, gender, age, economic status, or sexual orientation. As part of our dedication to service, we are driven by integrity, respect, faith, hope, diversity, and equality.

Mission

Balanced Mind Integrative Care’s mission is to empower individuals on their wellness journey by providing education, support, and advocacy. Understanding the mind-body connection between mental, physical, and spiritual health is essential to improving mental health. Therefore, we encourage and promote a positive mental attitude, healthful lifestyle, diet, nutritional support, and evidenced-based medications and therapies to maintain health and treat mental health conditions.

About Us

Balanced Mind Integrative Care's vision is to empower individuals to attain mental, emotional, and physical well-being through accessible, quality mental health care.

Serving Florida and Maryland.

Contact

PHONE
954‍‍-295-7116 (FL)
301-450-6803 (MD)

FAX
954‍‍-800-5208

EMAIL
hello@balancedmindic.com

ADDRESS
3440 Hollywood Blvd., Ste 415
Hollywood, FL 33021

10411 Motor City Drive, Ste 750
Bethesda, MD 20817

Hours

Mon. - Thurs.: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday (Every other): 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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