Trena R. Lawson is a board certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She  received her B.S from Lee College (presently Lee University), her A.A.S in nursing from Cleveland State Community College, and her M.S in nursing from Vanderbilt University. She has worked 13 years in community mental health centers and prior to that was assistant professor at Cleveland State Community College as well as psychiatric nurse at Parkridge Valley Hospital. She has currently been in private practice for 1 year and is able to treat multiple mental health disorders, i.e. Bipolar Disorder, Depression Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. She has done research on the heart at East Tennessee State University and is published in the Tennessee Academy of Science journal. She was raised in Cleveland, TN, and now lives with her husband, daughter, mother, and dog in Hamilton County.




Medical School
AS in Nursing - Cleveland State Community College
Graduated 1999
MSN in Nursing. - Vanderbilit University School of Medicine
Graduated 2002


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Chattanooga Behavioral Alliance
7155 Lee Hwy Ste 300
Chattanooga, TN, 37421
"Trena is the most understanding provider I could ever have. She makes herself available and has even spoken to me in the middle of a break down and I had no one to call."
  • March 24, 2021
"Trena is an amazing, helpful and thorough PNP. She has provided me with hope, and resilience that will forever change my outlook on mental health. I am so incredibly grateful to have finally found someone that I trust. Thank you Trena. A+++"
  • February 22, 2021
"I’ve been seeing Dr. Lawson for over a year now. Over the past 10 years I’ve seen a lot of doctors and I feel like Dr. Lawson actually cares about me as a patient. She is nice and to the point. Also, I’m not prescribed extra medicine that I don’t need. Always checks up and makes sure everything is okay and so available. If you want a Dr. that isn’t gonna tell you like it is this isn’t the one but ..."
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  • September 14, 2020
"Ms. Trena is remarkable. The best I have ever seen. She ultimately cares about her patients. She listens and responds as a human not as if you are just a number. She remembers things from previous visits and asks about them. Which is very rare. I would highly recommend Ms. Lawson to any individual. A+++ "
  • July 15, 2020


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7155 Lee Hwy Ste 300
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Mon9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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