Meet Our Staff

Michele Novella, PMHNP-BC , PMHCNS-BC

Michele Novella, PMHNP-BC , PMHCNS-BC, is the medical director and owner of Star Psychiatric Healthcare in Danbury CT. She is a past member of Western Connecticut Health Network’s medical staff where she worked in the Behavioral Health Department including Crisis Intervention, Intensive Outpatient Program running groups and teaching Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). … Learn More

Lynn Nussbaum, MSN, APRN, CPNP

Over the past 20 years, Lynn has worked with children of all ages and varied socioeconomic backgrounds in a variety of clinical settings. After many years as y

guy a Registered Nurse in the NICU at … Learn More

Lori Pelosi, MSN, APRN

Lori Pelosi’s career in healthcare, and her desire to receive a more advanced education, has lead her from first being an LPN to subsequently becoming an RN and now an APRN in Psychiatry … Learn More

Jewel Barboza, PMHNP-BC

  • Jewel Barboza, PMHNP-BC, currently shares her professional time between Star Psychiatric Healthcare, LLC, and Family Services of Westchester, NY. After graduating, from Empire State College, Jewel worked as a RN at Stony Lodge Hospital, where she … Learn More