Wayne is a board certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner that specializes in the treatment of addictive disorders as well as a wide spectrum of mental health disorders. Wayne obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of Southern Mississippi and graduate degree from Southeastern Louisiana University. Wayne’s experience expands from 14 years as a trauma nurse working in both ICU and ER to 6 years as a psychiatric nurse practitioner treating mental health and substance abuse disorders. In March 2017 Wayne completed his ASAMS waiver training to treat opiate addiction with Suboxone. In addition, Wayne served in both the U.S. Navy Reserves from 1991-2013 and U.S. Air Force Reserves from 2013-present. Wayne’s approach to treating addiction is client-centered and is committed to helping individuals and families achieve their personal goals as well as improve their overall quality of life.