Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan19
Dr. Umeika Stephens is a dual certified family and psychiatric nurse practitioner focused on the provision of holistic patient centered mental health care. As a Detroit native she is acutely aware healthcare needs in the community and the disparities impact patient’s access to culturally sensitive services.
Dr. Stephens has worked as a nurse practitioner for over 17 years providing for psychopharmacologic management and supportive therapy. Her areas of expertise are integrated care, substance abuse, mental health issues secondary to chronic medical illness, caregiver role stress/ coping, and women’s mental health issues. Dr. Stephens is also a clinical assistant professor at Wayne State University where she oversees the psychiatric nurse practitioner program.