Benard Chessum

  • Washington
  • Washington Telehealth
  • Tacoma, Washington
  • Washington In-Person

Accepting New Patients

  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation and Treatment
  • he/him/his
  • Serves Ages 18 to 100

Primary Specialties

  • ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
Also Experienced With
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • Depression
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • End of Life
  • Geriatric Issues
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • LGBTQ Friendly
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural Issues
  • OCD (Obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder)


As a psychiatric nurse, I'm dedicated to your mental well-being. I prioritize building trust through empathetic listening and personalized care. By fostering a safe and supportive environment, I aim to collaborate on evidence-based interventions tailored to your needs. Together, we'll navigate challenges, celebrate successes, and work towards lasting positive change on your unique journey to wellness.

I specialize in psychiatric nursing, focusing on comprehensive mental health care. My approach is centered on creating a supportive, non-judgmental space for individuals facing mental health challenges.

Embarking on a journey toward mental well-being is a courageous step. As a psychiatric nurse, my commitment is to understand your unique struggles with empathy. I invite you to reach out, share your concerns, and let's collaboratively navigate this path together. Your well-being is my priority.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Choice
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Washington Medicare Advantage
  • Medicare
  • PacificSource
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence
  • United Healthcare