Calvin Layne, MSN APRN PMHNP-BC
Providing Care in DC and VA
Calvin (He/Him/His) is a board-certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who provides virtual appointments to clients in VA and DC only. He graduated from UVA with B.A. majoring in psychology before acquiring both his BSN and MSN VCU. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, he worked as an in-patient registered nurse for 5 years in both adult progressive care and pediatric behavioral health units, during which time he served on his hospital’s pharmacy-nursing committee. Other healthcare experiences include working as pharmacy technician and volunteering as a hospital volunteer. He found volunteering rewarding.
His practice style employs a holistic, multi-modal approach that combines lifestyle modification, medication management, and complementary/alternative therapies based on his clients’ unique needs and values. He prides himself on providing care that is nonjudgmental, trauma-informed, and inclusive while his framework is a patient-centered, goal-oriented, and collaborative. Calvin provides treatment for psychiatric illnesses including, but not limited to, depressive disorders, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, PTSD and other stressor disorders, ADHD and other neurodevelopmental disorder, and schizophrenia and related disorders.
When not working, he can be found taking care of his own personal zoo including cats and snakes or tending to his makeshift Ogygia of potted plants.