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Policies & Fees


Renewing Mindsets is committed to providing a secure and respectful environment for our patients, guided by our comprehensive general policies. Upholding patient privacy and confidentiality is fundamental to our approach, ensuring that protected health information (PHI) is handled with the utmost care. Our commitment to transparent communication extends throughout all aspects of our mental health services.

Furthermore, at Renewing Mindsets, we prioritize creating a collaborative and respectful partnership between our healthcare providers and patients. Our general policies emphasize open communication, ensuring that patients are well-informed about their treatment plans, goals, and any potential risks or benefits associated with their mental health care. We believe that informed decision-making is a crucial aspect of the therapeutic process, fostering trust and empowering individuals to actively participate in their well-being.

In addition to our dedication to patient privacy and communication, Renewing Mindsets places a strong emphasis on cultural competence and inclusivity. We recognize and respect the diversity of our patient population, tailoring our approach to meet individual needs and cultural backgrounds. Our commitment to providing a secure and respectful environment extends beyond clinical interactions, creating a space where individuals feel understood, valued, and supported on their unique mental health journey. Through these overarching principles, Renewing Mindsets strives to not only address the mental health needs of our patients but also to foster a compassionate and inclusive community within our practice.

Medication Management

Renewing Mindsets upholds a patient-centric approach in our policies related to medication management, ensuring a thoughtful and personalized approach to each individual's mental health journey. In most cases medication in not prescribed during your initial appointment. Our providers engage in a thorough Initial Psychiatric Evaluation to gain valuable insights into the patient's unique needs, allowing for the development of a tailored medication management plan. This plan includes Four, Eight, and 12-week Follow-Up Visits for current patients, ensuring ongoing support and adjustments to medication regimens as needed. Our commitment to regular follow-up visits is instrumental in tracking progress, managing potential side effects, and fine-tuning medication strategies to optimize effectiveness.

For individuals seeking ADHD medication management, Renewing Mindsets offers specialized services designed to confirm ADHD diagnoses through In-Person ADHD Testing. This service allows for a comprehensive understanding of the individual's cognitive and attentional functioning, enabling our providers to prescribe ADHD medications with precision. Additionally, our ADHD Comprehensive Evaluation, available online, delves into the nuances of ADHD symptoms and psychiatric evaluations, guiding the development of a comprehensive treatment plan. Through these targeted assessments and ongoing medication management, Renewing Mindsets strives to empower individuals with ADHD to achieve optimal mental well-being and functioning.

Controlled Substances

In the context of medication management safety, particularly with controlled substances, Renewing Mindsets implements vigilant monitoring throughout the treatment process. This includes regular follow-up visits to assess the patient's response to medication, potential side effects, and any adjustments needed for optimal efficacy. Our providers engage in open communication with patients to ensure they are well-informed about their prescribed medications, emphasizing the importance of adhering to prescribed dosages and reporting any concerns promptly.

Moreover, Renewing Mindsets is dedicated to preventing misuse and diversion of controlled substances. We implement robust safeguards, such as careful documentation, prescription monitoring programs, and regular reassessments of the patient's ongoing need for the medication. By prioritizing patient education, close monitoring, and adherence to best practices, we aim to create a secure environment that promotes the effective and safe use of controlled substances in the context of medication management.

Patient safety is of paramount importance at Renewing Mindsets, particularly in the realm of medication management, especially when it involves controlled substances. Our commitment to ensuring patient safety extends to rigorous protocols and monitoring measures when prescribing and managing medications, especially those classified as controlled substances. 

Our providers adhere to evidence-based practices and closely follow guidelines established by regulatory bodies to guarantee the responsible and safe use of controlled substances. We prioritize thorough Initial Psychiatric Evaluations to comprehensively assess the patient's medical history, mental health condition, and potential risk factors. This holistic approach allows our providers to make informed decisions when considering the prescription of controlled substances.


In addition to prioritizing patient privacy, Renewing Mindsets is dedicated to transparency in our fee structure and recognizes the need for flexibility in managing appointments. Our fees vary based on the nature and duration of the service, ranging from the Initial Consultation to specialized evaluations and follow-up visits. It is our belief that mental health care should be accessible, and we strive to provide transformative services that are reflective of our commitment to quality care. Our pricing for our services can be viewed below. 

Cancellations & Refunds

We understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise, and to accommodate our patients, we have implemented a flexible cancellation policy. Appointments can be rescheduled up to 48 hours before the scheduled time. Additionally, we offer a refund policy that allows refunds to be issued up to 72 hours prior to the scheduled appointment, recognizing the need for flexibility in managing our patients' mental health journey.

Sharon was very attentive and personable. She connected on a level with me like no other professional has before. I would highly recommend her to others. She made me feel like I was included in my treatment plan, all while including her expertise. She is great!

July 11, 2023 

I cannot recommend Sharon B. of Renewing Mindsets enough!!! Sharon helped me out of a really dark place and I truly look forward to our appointments because she makes you feel like you’re talking to your best friend!! She is funny, empathetic, and works to really collaborate with you and your needs rather than just talking at you and doing what she thinks is best! Again, I cannot rave about her more! I’m so grateful to have found this incredible provider!!


December 2023 - Nicole C. 

It’s been a breath of fresh air working with Sharon. She truly listens and works with the highest level of professionalism. Sharon not only wants to get the the root of the problem, she also thinks about the entire picture before making a decision. I highly recommend Renewing Mindsets!

December 2023 - Alexis N. 

Renewing Mindsets, based in Philadelphia & Main Line locations, provides compassionate and dedicated mental healthcare services to the city's diverse communities. Led by Sharon B., an experienced psychiatric nurse practitioner, Renewing Mindsets assists adolescents, teens and adults in the Philadelphia area who are struggling with mental health conditions like anxiety, ADHD and depression. With over 20 years of psychiatric expertise gained at the prestigious Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Sharon is devoted to providing personalized care that meets the unique needs of each Philadelphia patient. Her specialized knowledge helps guide patients in Philadelphia along their mental health journey with empathy and support. Renewing Mindsets assists Philadelphia patients to better understand and manage mental health struggles through tailored psychotherapy and medication management approaches.

By centering their practice in Philadelphia, Renewing Mindsets offers a nurturing environment right in the heart of the city for patients to feel safe, secure and confident while working to improve their mental wellbeing. Sharon strives to provide the dedicated care and attention each Philadelphia resident deserves, creating customized treatment plans catered to their specific circumstances and goals. Her mission is to ensure every patient in Philadelphia is equipped with the tools and knowledge to live a balanced, healthy lifestyle. With a passion for serving Philadelphia's mental health community, Sharon draws on her wealth of experience to assist adolescents, teens and adults throughout the city. Her compassionate approach focuses on understanding the whole patient and their unique needs, not just symptoms, to foster positive outcomes. Renewing Mindsets provides the expertise, care and support Philadelphia patients need to overcome mental health challenges.

As a Philadelphia-based practice, Renewing Mindsets delivers specialized psychiatric services tailored to the diverse needs of patients in the city. Led by Sharon's expertise and compassion, Renewing Mindsets assists individuals struggling with common conditions like anxiety, depression and ADHD throughout Philadelphia. Her patient-centered approach promotes confidence and comfort for Philadelphia residents working to improve their mental health. By centering their services in Philadelphia, Renewing Mindsets provides the city with dedicated mental healthcare from an experienced specialist. Sharon's 20+ years of psychiatric experience enables her to offer specialized care that assists Philadelphia patients in better understanding and managing mental health conditions. Sharon dedicates herself to compassionate listening and tailored treatment plans that set her diverse Philadelphia patients up for success.

With a nurturing and welcoming environment in Philadelphia, Renewing Mindsets assists patients across the city along their mental health journey with expertise, empathy and support. Sharon's mission is to equip each Philadelphia patient with the knowledge and tools to live a fulfilling, balanced life. Establishing their practice in the heart of Philadelphia, Renewing Mindsets recognizes the critical need for accessible and compassionate mental health services within the city. Sharon brings her expertise to the communities that need it most, providing a centrally located sanctuary for Philadelphia residents seeking support and guidance through mental health struggles. Whether it be anxiety, depression, ADHD or any number of conditions, Renewing Mindsets opens its doors for all, dedicated to destigmatizing and demystifying mental healthcare.

Renewing Mindsets offers more than skilled psychotherapy and counseling for those in need - it provides Philadelphia with the gift of hope. Sharon's thoughtful, empathetic approach instills patients with the self-confidence required to envision a balanced life free from judgment and shame. Her practice says to all who walk through its doors "you are worthy of feeling whole". For over 20 years, Renewing Mindsets and Sharon have made it their mission to realize that vision of hope and health for Philadelphia. The team at Renewing Mindsets recognizes that the key to true healing lies in understanding each patient's unique story. While bringing expertise and proven techniques, they know that no two people's journeys are the same. Renewing Mindsets takes the time to listen and learn, crafting customized treatment plans tailored to the individual's needs, culture, and identity. Their focus remains on sustaining the progress made in Philadelphia, not just temporary relief. Lasting transformation comes when care is collaborative.

At Renewing Mindsets, adolescents, teens and adults in Philadelphia find the safety net and nurturing environment they need to work through mental health struggles. Sharon offers guidance without judgment, equipping patients with practical coping skills and knowledge to take control of their wellbeing. Her comprehensive psychiatry and psychotherapy services instill self-confidence and resiliency within Philadelphia's communities. Renewing Mindsets empowers patients to realize lasting change.

Renewing Mindsets

Sharon is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in Philadelphia, serving clients in Center City and the Philadelphia Main Line area, including Ardmore, Berwyn, Bryn Mawr, Devon, Easttown Township, Gladwyne, Haverford, Haverford Township, Lower Merion Township, Malvern, Merion, Narberth, Radnor, Radnor Township, Rosemont, Strafford, St. Davids, Tredyffrin Township, Villanova, Wynnewood, Wayne, Delaware County, Chester County Pa., and Montgomery Counties, as well as King Of Prussia. To learn more about treatment and evaluation for adult ADHD in Philadelphia, please reach out today. Sharon is also serving clients in Center City and the surrounding Philadelphia neighborhoods. Some additional Main Line and suburban Philadelphia areas served include Broomall in Delaware County, Newtown Square in Delaware County as well as West Chester, Elverson and Phoenixville in Chester County.

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