Shana Williams, PMHNP

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Shana is one of our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners who has recently joined the North Charleston office in August 2022. She completed a Master of Science in Nursing for PMHNP at Medical University of South Carolina in 2007 and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in August 2020. She has gained her mental health experience in inpatient, outpatient, emergency/ crisis/ substance detox and private practice. Shana has worked with patients ages 11 and up and with and the most common diagnoses that she has worked with in these outpatient settings are anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, ADHD, PTSD, and OCD. She also has worked with substance dependence population Shana is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for Adult PMHNP-BC and trained in medication management with adults; however, adolescents and young adults tend to be the patient population she enjoys working with along with adults and geriatrics. She is passionate about the care and engagement of those experiencing behavioral health illnesses and is a part of a collaborative team who impacts the future of the nursing profession. She also has published in the American Journal of Psychiatric Nursing with paper entitled” The Effects of Shared Decision-Making on Patient Participation in Discharge Meetings in a Behavioral Health Unit.” Shana currently lives in Sumter, South Carolina with her nine year old son Christopher John . She also has a 23-year-old son Shane, who is currently in the United States Navy. She is extremely proud of her daughter-in love Tazhane and grandson Kaison Amir. She also loves her bonus four; Cedney, Justice, AnnMarie and Amir. Shana enjoys spending time with the love of her life, Mike, her family, fellowshipping with friends, and sorors in the Gamma Xi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc! She also enjoys reading, watching movies, walks in the park, and what she likes to call her sanctuary, which is the beach! Shana lives her life by a certain philosophy: I love people and I desire to make sure that everyone I encounter has the best life and lives it unapologetically

Specialties:

  • ADD & ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)/Trauma
  • Stress/Worry
  • Medication Management

Ages you service: 11-99  

Languages: English

Gender: Female

Pronouns: She/ Her/ Hers

Insurances:

  • Cigna
  • Self Pay
  • United Healthcare

If you have questions or are ready to begin counseling, contact us today.  Don’t continue to feel alone in your struggles, we are here to help.

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