Psychiatric Services

Tamsen Lyons, PMHNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Medical School: University of Southern Maine (Portland, ME), Residency: MGH (Boston, MA)

Tamsen received her MS in Nursing from the University of Maine-Portland, Her BS in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts-Boston and her BA in Philosophy of Law from Boston University. Her approach to psychiatry is to work collaboratively with the student, the counseling staff and staff at Health Services to determine if medication is an option to help attain mental health and wellbeing. Tamsen views psychotropic medication as an adjunctive treatment to be used in conjunction with therapy, skill work and physical health. Her interests include alternative medicine, alternative law, social justice and hiking in the White Mountains.

Contact Tamsen at tlyons2@bowdoin.edu