Janelle Chaigne, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CCTP-I/II

Preferred Name: Janelle

About Me

Janelle Edmondson, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CCTP/CCTP-II is an ANCC Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with over 7 years of professional mental health experience and is the founder and director of Phoenix Health, PLLC.

Education & Experience

Janelle attended Southern Adventist University where she received a Master’s Degree in Nursing Practice as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with induction into Sigma Theta Tau – Rho Iota Chapter, Nursing Honor Society as well as National Honor Society. She is a Certified First Responder Counselor and a Certified Complex Trauma Professional – Level II through the International Association of Trauma Professionals and is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is CISM certified and is a member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Janelle is the Critical Incident Support Specialist for Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department, providing support to members following critical incidents as well as trauma processing. She is a member of the Tennessee Disaster and Mental Health Strike Team, responding to critical community incidents in Chattanooga and surrounding areas. She is a founding member of the First Responder Suicide Task Force and hold the position of Co-Chair of the training division. She holds an adjunct faculty position for Mental Health Nursing at Cleveland State Community College in the Associate’s Nursing Program. She is a member of the The First Responder Suicide Task Force and is affiliated with the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance and Blue H.E.L.P.org.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealth