Dr. Ayanna Swinton-Jamison, MD

Premier Counseling is quite fortunate to have Dr. Ayanna Swinton-Jamison, MD to serve as our psychiatrist and medical director. Dr. Swinton-Jamison serves as the attending physician to the nurse practitioners on the Premier Team overseeing the prescribing of psychotropic medications.

Dr. Swinton-Jamison, a member of the American Psychiatric Association, is a 1995 graduate of Jackson State University and a 2000 graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Swinton-Jamison has served as a resident in general psychiatry at William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute; Palmetto Health Richland; Palmetto Health Baptist; and, William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans’ Hospital. She is also certified as a Diplomate in the specialty of psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has obtained the license to practice medicine and surgery by the State Board of Medical Examiners of South Carolina.

She has a wealth of experience serving various populations to include children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Her clinical work involves initial assessments; developing treatment plans and staffing, medicine monitoring, prior medication authorizations, and counseling for select patients.

Dr. Swinton-Jamison is not only ethical in her practice of psychiatry; but also compassionate, empathic, and mindful of the variant needs of each individual she serves. She is a great leader and gate-keeper of the field and a jewel indeed to the patients and team of Premier Counseling.

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