PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

Meet Our Medication Prescriber

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Kim Greenwood MS, PMHNP

Kim Greenwood MS, PMHNP brings over 20 years of experience as a psychiatric nurse practitioner here in the Tucson area. He earned his degree as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner as a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Nursing in 1999. As a licensed Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the State of Arizona, he has served in outpatient, residential and inpatient mental health centers in Tucson and throughout Arizona including rural mental health facilities in southeast Arizona, Native American Tribal Health Centers including Pascua Yaqui, San Carlos Apache, White Mountain Apache and Navajo Health Departments. He has practiced at Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital and Palo Verde Hospital.

Over the last several years Kim has been involved in treating trauma and substance abuse in adults and adolescents in private practice, acute inpatient facilities, including Palo Verde Hospital and Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital, and residential facilities including Sierra Tucson, Three Springs at Thunder Mountain and Sabino Recovery. Current practice includes trauma, addictions and general mental health including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and ADHD in both adults and children above the age of five.

Kim's approach to treatment is mind, body and spirit and incorporates Acupuncture, Reiki, Somatic Experience Therapy and Hypnotherapy. Kim also has a MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) waiver for buprenorphine to treat Opioid Use Disorder (i.e. heroin, methadone, fentanyl) as a maintenance treatment. His practice is in conjunction with psychologists, therapists, body workers and acupuncture practitioners to develop a holistic treatment plan and tools clients can use on their own to feel more empowered when dealing with stressors in life.

Clinical Focus Areas

  • Anxiety

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD and ADHD)

  • Bipolar and Mood Disorders

  • Depression

  • Insomnia and Sleep Disorders

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Panic Disorders

  • Personality Disorders

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD

  • Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

  • Substance Abuse Treatment

  • MAT Waiver for Opioid maintenance 

  • Other Psychiatric Conditions

Professional Activities/Organizations

  • Poster presentation “Psychiatric Stressors and Psychological Changes in Adult Heart Transplant Patients and Their Partners” RISE, University of Arizona College of Nursing

  • Guest speaker Northern Cochise Hospital, Wilcox, Arizona 

  • “Selecting Antidepressants in Family Practice" Sponsored by Forest Pharmaceutical June 2003 

  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

  • National Acupuncture Detoxification Association

Education

  • Licensed Registered Nurse, Arizona

  • Certification as Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Arizona

  • Full Prescriptive Privileges State of Arizona. DEA/MAT waiver.     

  • Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist: National Acupuncture. Detoxification Association (NADA).

  • Clinical Hypnotherapist, Level Ericksonian Institute Phoenix, Arizona

 

Awards:

  • The University of Arizona Foundation Award for Meritorious Performance in Teaching, 1999              

  • Arthur J. Zuber Endowed Scholarship, 1998

  • Southern Arizona Nurse Practitioner Award, 1998

  • Arizona Nurse Practitioner Council Award, 1998

  • University of Arizona Nurse Traineeship Award, 1998,1999

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 1998

  • Marion Miller Strauis Scholarship, University of Arizona, 1996

  • Southern Arizona Foundation Scholarship, 1996

  • Hodnette Scholarship, University of Arizona College of Nursing, 1995

  • National Deans List, 1995

  • Charles & Gertrude Gordon Foundation Award, Tucson Medical Center 1993

 

Fees:

     Initial consultation: Self-pay fee $295 for a full 90 minutes

     Currently the self-pay rate is $180 until Kim is credentialed with your insurance provider or as a hardship rate for those who               qualify.  Please note, that if you have no insurance or one that is not listed, the fee is the regular rate (except for hardship).   

     Follow up appointments are usually 30 minutes normally $150 now $80 until credentialed with your insurance.  A 15 minute

     medication check with an established patient is $80, without insurance. Other appointment times and fees are based on client             need. 

Insurance and Payment Information:  Self Pay, Kim is in the process of being credentialed for Blue Cross, Aetna,  Cigna, United/Optum and Medicare

Schedule: Kim is usually in the office Monday through Thursday from 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM