November 2019 (St. Louis, MO) – Provident Behavioral Health, a nonprofit organization with a 159-year history of service to the St. Louis region, has added M. Susan Dawson, Ed.D., PMHNP-BC, to their team.
Dr. Dwson is able to prescribe medication and will help Provident’s adult clients to manage their psychiatric medications. She will work in conjunction with the organization’s counseling staff to achieve the best possible outcomes.
“I chose to join this team because Provident has a great reputation for ethics, both with their clients and their employees,” said Dawson. “We will be able to provide exceptional, customized care by offering a complete team of professionals who can work together to help our clients reach their mental health goals.”
Dawson has had a diverse career in both physical and mental health settings. She began as an LPN and added degress in business, advanced practice psychiatric nursing, and a doctorate in education.
“Provident constantly looks for ways to improve for our clients,” said Bailey Wahlquist, Director of Strategic Planning and Compliance. “Adding Dr. Susan allows us to close our circle of care while also making treatment more convenient. Departments can collaborate for each client – counselors can utilize her expertise, she can refer psychiatric clients to counselors she knows will be a great fit, and they can all meet together when needed.”
To learn more about Provident’s psychiatric services or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Dawson, call 314-533-8200
About Provident Behavioral Health
Serving the St. Louis area since 1860, Provident Behavioral Health is an accredited, nonprofit United Way member agency that builds brighter futures through exceptional behavioral health services, especially for those with the greatest need. They served nearly 81,000 individuals last year in the St. Louis region, throughout Missouri, and across the United States.