Brett is originally from the East Valley part of Arizona and spent most of his life here prior to accepting a football scholarship at Northwestern College in Iowa. After obtaining his Bachelors in Psychology and BSN, he returned to Arizona. After 5 years of acute trauma/telemetry/medical surgical experience in Chandler, AZ, Brett attended and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with his MSN focusing on Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing.
Dedicated to the psychiatric community of the East Valley, he’s had experiences in the VA and DOC systems as well as a multitude of private psychiatric practice locations within Arizona. Brett is an active member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.
Brett is skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of Substance abuse, Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, Schizophrenia, & Personality Disorders, as well as many other psychiatric ailments. Brett utilizes a compassionate and holistic approach to delivering high quality psychiatric care.
In working alongside Dr. Ehreema Nadir, Brett is able to combine Internal Medicine and Mental Health treatments under the American Medical Associates (AMA) umbrella for a patient-centric approach to healthcare.
In his spare time, Brett enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children and is actively pursuing the art of mounted archery.BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WITH BRETT LEIFSON, MSN, PMHNP-BC