JaShunta Carson - Total Behavioral Health

JaShunta Carson


JaShunta “Jai” Carson Is a board-certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Jai has worked in various medical hospital settings including Trauma, Burns, ICU, Emergency Room, PACU, Stepdown, and Med Surg units as a nurse all while studying to become a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Jai wanted to be a well-rounded provider. Jai’s primary goal is to provide the best quality of care to as many patients as possible. She believes in practicing medicine from a holistic standpoint, to give her patients evidence-based care regardless of their diagnosis. Jai has worked in every area of mental health serving adults, children, adolescents, and geriatric populations. JaShunta’s expertise is centered around Substance abuse, Dissociative Disorders, Trauma/Military, Cognitive Disorders, ADHD, Bipolar, MDD, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, and Schizoaffective disorders, to name a few. Ms. Carson has also worked in various mental health care settings including inpatient, partial hospitalization, addiction medicine, and outpatient programs.

In addition to her clinical experience, Ms. Carson’s academic background includes a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude, a Master’s of Science in Environmental Science and Rural Occupational Health from the University of Alabama, as well as second Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and finally a second Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

In her free time, JaShunta enjoys spending time with her son and family, traveling the world, and exercising daily. She enjoys mentoring nursing students and precepting Nurse Practitioner Students and is interested in working to streamline systems in healthcare delivery models. She is a strong advocate for empowering nurses and believes that nurses should play a pivotal role in shaping modern health care.


  • Anxiety (Ages: 18-75+)
  • ADD & ADHD (Ages:18-75+)
  • Depression (Ages:18-75+)
  • PTSD (Ages:18-75+)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Ages:18-75)

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