Princess "Marie" Stephenson, CRNP, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who takes a compassionate approach to healthcare. She offers cutting-edge services with a holistic perspective at her practice, Peridot Primary Care, in Clarksburg, Maryland. Marie takes pride in collaborating with each patient at every stage of their wellness journey, supporting care plans that contribute to their sustained health.
Marie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. She then completed her Master of Science degree in nursing at Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts, specializing in family care. After her formal education, Marie went on to work in primary care, urgent care, aesthetics settings, where she provided care for clients of all ages and backgrounds.
With a focus on continued learning, Marie maintains active memberships with the American Nurses Association (ANA), the National Black Nurse Practitioner Association (NBNPA), and The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She is also a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, the second-largest nursing organization globally.
Marie loves engaging with her patients and providing comprehensive, holistic care at her practice. Services provided include sick visits, allergies, bioidentical hormone replacement thereapy, and high cholesterol. She enjoys encouraging her patients towards achieving their health care goals while supporting them with evidence-based practices that incorporate conventional and alternative therapies.
In her spare time, Marie enjoys being with her family and her pets (including a Shiba Inu, a Boxer mix, and a cat). She also enjoys relaxing by watching movies with her husband and reading. One of Marie's hobbies is making natural skincare products like handmade/cold process soap, lip balms, and body butter.