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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 Treatment Areas

  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger
  • Anxiety / Stress
  • Bipolar I & II
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depression with Psychosis
  • Depression with Suicidality
  • Developmental Disability / Autism
  • Drug Use
  • Eating Disorder
  • Functional Neurological Disorders
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control (non-alcohol / drug)
  • Irritability
  • Memory Concerns
  • OCD
  • Personality Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Post-Partum / Pregnancy Depression
  • Psychosis
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Recent Hospitalization
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Severe Bipolar with Psychosis
  • Sex / Pornography Addiction
  • Suboxone Treatment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Treatment Resistant Depression
  • 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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Reviews

WJ

November 5, 2020

Lakeisha is a true professional and has truly helped me get well. Thank you for opening a Charlotte office.

AS

September 17, 2020

I felt comfortable with Lakesha. She had a pleasant and calming way about her.

EA

April 25, 2020

Love the provider and the staff were very nice and friendly.

DC

March 25, 2020

My over all experience was very positive. I'm grateful for the care I received.

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.