Trena R Lawson Psychiatry

Ms. Trena R Lawson

Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 641-8444 Accepting New Patients Visit Website

About Ms. Trena R Lawson

Ms. Trena R Lawson is a doctor primarily located in Chattanooga, TN. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry. She speaks Spanish, English.


Chattanooga Behavioral Alliance 7155 Lee Hwy Ste 300 Chattanooga, TN 37421


Ms. Trena R Lawson has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist. Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain. Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.


22 Years Experience

AS in Nursing - Cleveland State Community College

Graduated in 1999

MSN in Nursing. - Vanderbilit University School of Medicine

Graduated in 2002

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More about Ms. Trena R Lawson

Trena R. Lawson is a board certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She  received her B.S from Lee College (presently Lee University), her A.A.S in nursing from Cleveland State Community College, and her M.S in nursing from Vanderbilt University. She has worked 13 years in community mental health centers and prior to that was assistant professor at Cleveland State Community College as well as psychiatric nurse at Parkridge Valley Hospital. She has currently been in private practice for 1 year and is able to treat multiple mental health disorders, i.e. Bipolar Disorder, Depression Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. She has done research on the heart at East Tennessee State University and is published in the Tennessee Academy of Science journal. She was raised in Cleveland, TN, and now lives with her husband, daughter, mother, and dog in Hamilton County.