Welcome to the home page of Viva Tapper, PhD, ARNP, BC.  Dr. Viva is a Doctor of Nursing Science and Research as well as a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in private practice.  She is licensed in the State of Washington and has lived in Port Townsend, WA since 1978.  Services offered under VIVA, PLLC include: Psychiatric Evaluations, Medication Management.  Dr. Viva is especially interested in spiritual counseling and near-death work.   Treatment by cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy is available for all disorders including:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar and Mood Cycling Disorders
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, including combat-related, crime victim, sexual and physical abuse
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities and School Adjustment Problems
  • Marital and Relationship Counseling
  • Addictions Treatment