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HELPING YOU
OUT OF THE BLUE

Online psychiatry & mental health services tailored to the LGBTQIA+ community and our allies. We specialize in treating depression, anxiety, & addiction. We also treat weight gain, insomnia, sexual dysfunction & other side effects related to psychiatric medications.

“Blues & Blahs offers high quality services specifically tailored to members of the LGBTQ community. Getting the right requirements for your mental health is a brave step in the right direction, and this is a fabulous place to start!” – Amethyst

Getting help is easier than ever

With modern technology and more accessible resources, you have the power to take charge of your well-being and overcome any obstacle on your journey toward better mental health.

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Complete our survey
We've created a questionnaire that will assist us in providing high-quality psychiatric care tailored to your unique situation.

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Select a plan
We offer sessions anywhere from 10 minutes to 60 minutes.

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Feel better
Remember that seeking help is a brave and positive step towards a happier and healthier life.

Virtual Mental Health Care

No matter what struggles you may be facing, you have the power to overcome them. 
 

Blues & Blahs is here to support you every step on your journey towards wellness. Together, we can develop strategies and find the proper medication to help you feel your best and live the life you deserve. 

Dr. Nelson Leach, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

Pronouns: he/him/his

Dr. Nelson Leach is a dual board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner. He completed his advanced nursing degrees at Duke University and Fairfield University. Dr. Leach’s passion for helping others developed during an Eagle Scout project, collecting essential items for nursing home residents. This desire led him to a nursing career, where he worked for almost two decades.

Dr. Leach elevates the client experience through active listening and shared decision making. He enthusiastically provides hope and healing through personalized cognitive behavioral therapy and expert medication management. 

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Dr. Nelson Leach, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

Pronouns: he/him/his

Dr. Nelson Leach is a dual board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner. He completed his advanced nursing degrees at Duke University and Fairfield University. Dr. Leach’s passion for helping others developed during an Eagle Scout project, collecting essential items for nursing home residents. This desire led him to a nursing career, where he worked for almost two decades.

Dr. Leach elevates the client experience through active listening and shared decision making. He enthusiastically provides hope and healing through personalized cognitive behavioral therapy and expert medication management. 

Million adults in the U.S. suffer from depression.
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Million adults in the U.S. have an anxiety disorder.
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Pricing & Insurance

Our pricing offers flexibility and ensures that appointments are efficient and on time. Blues & Blahs provides an on-time guarantee. If your session is delayed (>2 minutes), we offer 50% off your next visit.

  • Self-pay
  • All psychiatry and therapy sessions $99
  • Insurance
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Husky
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare

Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re experiencing an emergency related to your mental health call 911.

If you’re thinking about suicide or planning suicide, please call or text the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988.

Our first sessions focus on understanding and treating your situation respectfully and compassionately. We are here to help you with your thoughts and feelings, and even during the most intense moments, we will help you understand your life and change how you feel about yourself in a more positive light. We will answer questions confidentially, and we’ll help develop treatment strategies that work with you to meet your goals and discover a healthier life.

Yes. If you are experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression, you should book an appointment with a mental health professional. These conditions can strike anyone of any age. They may present with physical symptoms like chest tightening, heart palpitations, insomnia, loss of appetite, or internal feelings of overwhelming fear, helplessness, hopelessness, and even thoughts of suicide. Symptoms can worsen and become increasingly dangerous over time if left untreated. 

We have undergone specialized training and utilize evidence-based CBT customized for telemedicine. Research demonstrates there is no difference in outcomes compared to in-person psychotherapy. It is also more cost-effective.