Matthew Lezama, PMHNP
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
LIC NO. 95010135
Los Angeles, CA
I am a licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) trained in medication management and supportive therapy. I specialize in treating mood, anxiety, cognitive, psychotic, and trauma-related disorders. I encourage a collaborative approach, working together with clients to create a treatment plan geared towards their mental health goals. I place an emphasis on psychoeducation related to mental health disorders and medication options to ensure that clients feel empowered to pursue treatment choices that are in line with their priorities. I completed a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. I then went on to complete a second Bachelor of Science in Nursing and subsequent Master of Science in Nursing specializing as a PMHNP at California State University, Los Angeles. I have experience in working in mental health research and both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings, assisting in the care of diverse group of clients across the lifespan.
Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychosis and Schizophrenia