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Dr. TaWanda Mercer is a staff nurse practitioner with Lifespan Counseling; she is able to offer in-office appointments as well as via secure telehealth. Dr. Mercer welcomes the chance to work with teens and adults. She is pleased to bring her years of experience and success managing care for patients across multiple areas of service in the Heartland.

Dr. Mercer is in network with:

           Nebraska Medicaid           Blue Cross Blue Shield         United Health Care/UMR          Midlands Choice              Cigna           Medicare

About TaWanda

Dr. Mercer brings a deep commitment to improving the lives of individuals who are managing mood disorders or Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI), Dr. Mercer stands at the forefront of compassionate and comprehensive care, and provides a collaborative treatment experience for all her patients.

Dr. Mercer is Clinical Assistant Professor and a board-certified Psychiatric Advanced Practice Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate in Nursing Practice degrees from Creighton University and her Master of Science Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She has worked in the community as a nurse practitioner since 2009.

Psychiatric areas of expertise include: Major Depressive Disorder (Depression); Bipolar 1 and 2; Schizophrenia; Schizoaffective Disorder; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Anxiety; Sleep Disorders. 

Visits can be scheduled via secure telehealth for convenience, or in office as the client prefers. Book with Dr. Mercer today to create your personalized care plan.

Let's Work Together


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