Welcome to Arise Psychiatry in Tupelo – Therapy You Deserve! We are a patient-focused, physician-directed therapy center, comprised of a psychiatrist, nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, and licensed professional counselors. Our range of services is designed to meet your unique needs and support your journey to emotional and psychological wellness.

At Arise Tupelo, Comprehensive Care is what we do. We are located at 777 Holly Hill Drive Tupelo, MS 38801. Contact us today at 662.432.1221 to begin your journey with Arise.

We are proud to offer services and treatments for:

  • Medication Management

  • Children & Adolescents

  • Couples

  • Postpartum

  • Grief

  • Trauma

  • ADHD

  • Anxiety & Depression

  • Drug & Substance Abuse

  • Telehealth

  • Spravato Treatment

  • and more!

Rapid Relief from Depression with Long-Lasting Results!

Experience breakthrough relief from depression with Spravato treatment at Arise Psychiatry in Tupelo. This safe and innovative approach offers rapid relief and lasting results for those seeking effective solutions for depression.

Spravato (esketamine) is an FDA-approved nasal spray for adults with treatment-resistant depression. It works differently from traditional antidepressants, targeting the brain’s N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors to restore balance and provide rapid relief from depressive symptoms.

How Can Spravato Help You?

  • Rapid Onset: Experience relief from depressive symptoms within hours, not weeks.
  • Effective: Proven to reduce symptoms of treatment-resistant depression when used as part of a comprehensive treatment plan.
  • Convenient: Administered in our clinic under supervision, ensuring safety and efficacy.

Contact us to learn more about how Spravato can make a difference in your life. Together, we can overcome the challenges of depression and embrace a future filled with hope and possibility.

Meet Your Team

Dr. Johanna Lu, MD, ABPN

Co-Founder, Medical Director, Psychiatrist

Dr. Johanna Lu is a board-certified psychiatrist who has been practicing since 2014, providing mental health care to all ages, as well as mentorship and directorial roles from New York City to Mississippi. She is serving as Medical Director for Arise Psychiatry.

Dr. Lu was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where she obtained her medical degree from UNIBE School of Medicine and graduated magna cum laude. She then moved to New York City and completed her psychiatry residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, a Weill Cornell Medical College, where she served as chief resident.

Dr. Lu has participated as a speaker at the United Nations and has advocated for women’s mental health, specifically during pregnancy. When not practicing and visiting with patients, she loves traveling, spending time with her family, and playing video games!

Candice Key

Medical Assistant

Ruth Bibeau, PMHNP

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Kaleshia Owens

Office Administrator

Nakimia Agnew, LCSW


Janet Hardy

Janet A Hardy, MEd, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Audrey Etheridge

Audrey Ethridge

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner