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Referring Providers

About Lakiesha Squirewell, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC

Ms. Squirewell is fascinated by how the mind and brain work. She has a passion for mental health and strives to reduce the stigma of mental illness. In her work, she looks for any small attainable goals for her patients to achieve, recognizing that treatment is a process and may not be obtained overnight. Lakiesha finds a sense of accomplishment when she sees her patients’ struggles lessen, and they slowly make changes to improve their outcomes and lives. Using a holistic approach and evidence-based care, she takes the time to gather a detailed background assessment from each person who she works with, recognizing that the more she knows about their environment the more she can individualize her approach to fit their specific needs.

Partial List of Specialties

  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disability
  • Drug Use (non-opioid)
  • Opioid/Pain Med Use
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Hoarding
  • LGBTQ+ Care
  • OCD
  • Personality Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychosis
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sex / Pornography Addiction
  • Suboxone Treatment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Education & Certifications

– Master of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC
– Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
– Member of American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
– Member of Healthcare Ministry at Bethel Baptist Church
– Affiliated member of the Piedmont National Black Nurses Association (NBNA)
– Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Accepted Insurance

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Testimonials

“I felt comfortable with Lakiesha. She had a pleasant and calming way about her.”

- M.S.

“I finally feel relieved that I found Lakiesha at MindPath… [to] help me with what I’m going through.”

- C.M.

“I had a great experience working with Ms. Squirewell!”

- J.R.

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.