PBA Peer Clinical Team

Esther Kuffour

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Esther Kuffour is a board-certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner in New Jersey who specializes in treating First responders and clients across the lifespan with various mental health, substance use, Trauma, and behavioral issues. She is passionate about her work and treats clients with respect and dignity. Esther uses an Evidence-based, culturally sensitive, and client-centered approach with her clients. She listens to your needs and works with you to create a personalized care plan that addresses your needs more effectively. The client will also feel respected as care is based on patient-centered care.

Area of Specialties and Expertise

  • First Responders
  • Trauma, PTSD, ADHD
  • Addiction and Substance Use
  • Anxiety, Stress, Anger Grief, and Panic attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality (BPD)and Mood Disorders
  • Depression and Suicidal ideation
  • Emotional Disturbance, Impulse Control Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD), Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Sleep or Insomnia, Eating Disorders
  • Genetesting and etc
Additional information: In network with most commercial insurance
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross, Blue Shield, BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Many more and Out of Network


Esther A. Kuffour, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Esther A. Kuffour, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner
100 Matawan Road, Suite 325 31063
Matawan, NJ, 07747
Email: lightwoodmhss@outlook.com
Phone: 732-702-3030
Fax: 732-402-6280
Website: www.lightwoodmentalhealth.com