Psychiatric Providers

Dr. Ryan Lee, psychiatric nurse practitioner, mental health providerDr. Ryan Lee is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Fairfield University. Having worked in both outpatient and residential treatment centers, he is certified in addiction treatment and specializes in co-occurring mental health and substance use issues. Ryan previously worked with veterans in both medical and psychiatric facilities, and his past experience has made him adept at providing trauma-informed care.  Ryan completed his doctoral research on the use of eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR) as a novel approach to addiction treatment. Ryan is a member of the International Society on Addictions Nursing and has advocated for the expansion of addiction services at the federal level in light of the recent opioid epidemic. As a holistic psychiatric provider, Ryan takes a person-centered approach to treatment that takes into account not only the biological and psychological, but also spiritual components of healing. He believes in the judicious use of medication management and prides himself in being a skilled psychotherapist. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys traveling, producing music, and being a foodie. View Dr. Ryan’s curriculum vitae.

 

 

Dr. Olivia Lee, psychiatric nurse practitioner, mental health providerDr. Olivia Lee is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. She has previous experience working in a community-based mental health clinic, as well as at partial hospitalization and residential treatment centers. She holds two Bachelor’s degrees in Nursing and in English, as well as a Doctoral degree in Nursing, all from Fairfield University. As a psychiatric provider, Olivia has a strong passion for working with patients struggling with depression, anxiety and eating disorders. She has completed extensive research, including the use of mindfulness-based group work in the treatment of disordered eating and promotion of positive body image. Olivia is a member of the American Academy of Eating Disorder’s Advocacy and Communications Committee and serves as a freelance writer for various publications, aiming to promote eating disorder policy and awareness. View Dr. Olivia’s Curriculum Vitae.