Lisa Perna is a board-certified nurse practitioner specializing in addiction medicine and behavioral health. With over a decade of experience treating Michigan patients with a history of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, Lisa is highly equipped to provide high-quality, outpatient care. Her approach focuses on treating the patient holistically, which includes physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Her goal is to help patients find hope, lasting sobriety, thriving interdependent relationships, spiritual awakenings, and emotional healing. She looks forward to helping Brighton, MI men and women and anyone in the Ypsilanti, Howell, Hartland, and South Lyon areas heal from substance abuse and move toward a hopeful future.
Education and Training
Lisa graduated from the University of Michigan as a family nurse practitioner before pursuing additional training at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. She obtained national certification as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist from the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) and Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD). She has been working in behavioral health since 2012 and has helped thousands of individuals break the chains of addiction, depression and anxiety. Lisa is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Specialties and Expertise
Lisa specializes in providing patient-tailored detoxifications, post-acute withdrawal management, medication-assisted treatment, tobacco cessation services, and treatments for co-occurring medical and psychological conditions. Lisa understands the emotional wounds and relational complexities that can develop as a result of a substance use disorder, and takes these factors into account when creating custom-tailored treatment plans.
"Very smooth, and thorough."
"Excellent provider. I read people very well, and she cares about her patients."
"honestly I was so nervous to start this journey for the 50th again. New Dr. new turn telling my life story and hope they care. Well I definitely felt like Lisa cared. she was attentive and engaged the entire time. my nerves are gone and I'm looking forward to the help I get from this program. thank you "
"Such a wonderful experience with Lisa! HIGHLY recommend her, not only because she's attentive with honest intentions, but listens to HEAR YOU. Very rare and far and few between does a medical professional make you feel comfortable in their presence, let alone right away!"
"Very friendly,listened to my needs and attended to the issues I had with my other doctor..I would definitely go back. "
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