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Dr. Lavon Williams

Dr. Williams is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who treats clients across the life span. However, her targeted populations of care include children and adolescent with ADHD and behavioral issues; adult clients with depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADD/ADHD, and substance abuse disorders, as well as, having a specialized focus on the veteran and elderly populations who need mental health treatment.


In addition, Dr. Williams also has over twenty-25 years of nursing experience with her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master’s Degree in nursing earned and awarded from the University of South Alabama. Dr. Williams has strategically positioned herself to not only care for her clients but to teach Advanced Practice RNs students how to provide the best care when treating clients. Dr. Williams teaches in the nursing program at the University of South Alabama, Binghamton University, and Walden University.


Dr. Williams has three degrees: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner post-graduate certificate earned from the University of Southern Mississippi; Geriatric Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate earned from University of South Alabama; and Adult Nurse Practitioner post-graduate certificate earned from the University of Massachusetts.


She has practice independently as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner for over 12 years, Dr. Williams offers direct care services including health promotion, illness prevention and rehabilitation in a variety of settings. She also offers a range of treatment modalities, including holistic treatment options and medication management.


Specialties

LGBTQ
OCD
Sexual Trauma
Trauma
Eating Disorders
Elders
Depression
Anger
Anxiety
Women's Issues
ADD/ADHD
Bipolar
Panic Attacks
PTSD

Education

Post-Masters
University of Southern Mississippi

MSN (Master of Science in Nursing)
University of South Alabama

Accepted Insurance

Oscar Health
United Healthcare
Oxford


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