Last edited 10/26/2022
Halima utilizes the Diagnostic Statistical Manual Fifth Edition and screening tools with high specificity and reliability in the diagnosis process. She incorporates both alternative and pharmaceutical regimens in treatment of clients. She utilizes Genomind testing in patients who have a hard time finding the right medications. She believes the client has the final say on medication selection so long as it is deemed safe and appropriate for their condition.
As a psychiatric mental health provider, Halima conducts psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, and medication management with a special attention to the individual’s needs. Patient should expect new psychiatric evaluations to last an hour to ninety minutes long depending on the patients’ needs and other special areas of consideration. She believes in taking the time to listen to her clients, so they do not feel rushed or unheard. She believes that knowledge is powerful and uses sessions to empower clients with valuable information to help them make informed decisions regarding their mental health needs. She employs evidenced-based practice in the delivery of thorough cultural, religious, gender, and racial sensitive care. She also employs a holistic approach to care that is empathetic.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Sexual Harassment & Assault
Young Adults (18-24)
- California, PMHNP, 95017227
University of South Alabama Nursing
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Halima Lawal, PMHNP, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Halima Lawal accepting new clients?
Yes, Halima Lawal is accepting new clients.
Does Halima Lawal accept insurance?
Yes, Halima Lawal accepts insurance, including Anthem, AvMed, Cigna EAP, Optum, Oscar Health, UMR and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).
Does Halima Lawal offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in California can book Halima Lawal for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Halima Lawal offer online therapy?
Yes, Halima Lawal offers online therapy to people in California.
How quickly can I see Halima Lawal?
Halima Lawal typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.
What languages does Halima Lawal speak?
Halima Lawal conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Halima Lawal online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Halima Lawal online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.