Psychiatry in Charleston, South Carolina Amy James, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

License: PMHNP

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in Charleston, South Carolina Amy James, PMHNP

Amy James, PMHNP

Amy James is a licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse from Medical University of South Carolina. Amy provides complete evaluations, treatment, and medication management of various mental health disorders including PTSD, ADHD, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, OCD, mood disorders, adjustment disorders, women’s issues, sexuality issues, sexual orientation and gender identity conflicts.

Her clinical experience includes 3 years intense inpatient as a psychiatric RN, over 1160 clinical hours treating various mental health disorders and a one-year residency/post graduate training at the Charleston, SC VAMC affiliated with the MUSC. She enjoys working with various populations and has a special interest in working with Veterans and their families as well as perimenopausal women.

As a Nurse Practitioner at LifeStance, Amy works with clients to build a relationship based on respect and mutual understanding. Amy feels it is important to consider the all areas that effect mental health including personal history, lifestyle, and coping skills in addition to medication management.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Companion Benefit (BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Biofeedback
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)


  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Amy James. You can also call 843-501-1099 to have someone assist you.

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