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Willis, Monifa, C., PMHNP

Monifa Willis

PMHNP

Mental Health & Child Development

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University of Califoria, San Francisco, CA

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Monifa Willis, PMHNP is a psychiatric nurse practitioner at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland. She provides direct care to patients and families in outpatient clinic settings, school-based mental health clinics and inpatient setting providing psychiatry consultation- liaison. Monifa is also a team member on the Behavioral Emergency Response Team, providing risk assessments and referrals for youth experiencing psychiatric emergencies. Her care perspective is of a community based, trauma-informed model that appreciates the interplay between biological, environmental and behavioral factors. She is an advocate for continual education as noted through guest lecturing, speaking engagements and program improvement efforts. Clinical interests include the generational effects of trauma on individuals and their communities at large. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from CSU, Long Beach, received an MFT from Santa Clara University, then obtained her Masters of Nursing as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at UCSF while training at San Francisco General and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.