Our Providers

Melissa Ott, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

Genesis Psychiatric Services was founded by Melissa Ott in 2007.  Her primary location is in Murfreesboro, TN.

Melissa Ott received her doctorate in nursing practice from the University of Alabama, Birmingham campus.

Dr. Ott received her masters and post masters degrees in nursing from Vanderbilt University.  Dr. Ott is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specializing in child, adolescent, and adult mental health.  Dr. Ott also received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Belmont University and a bachelor of science degree in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Ott has been in various private practices since 2004.  Additionally she has over 8 years experience in community mental health providing care to all ages.  Prior to that she worked as a counselor then as the assistant director of nursing at a small psychiatric hospital.  Dr. Ott has also worked extensively in clinical research involving thought disorders including schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

Dr. Melissa Ott currently owns and operates Genesis Psychiatric Services.  She is a long time resident of Rutherford county where she resides with her husband and daughter.

Holly Wheeler Bechard, PMHNP

Holly Bechard received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in 2007.  Mrs. Bechard is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specializing in child, adolescent, and adult mental health.  In 2005, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from David Lipscomb University.  Mrs. Bechard has experience working with all ages and a variety of psychiatric illnesses in both the community health and private practice setting.  Mrs. Bechard is currently a resident of Rutherford county where she resides with her husband and daughter.

Traci Boswell, PMHNP

Traci comes to us with an extensive experience in both community health and private practice settings.  Traci graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2003 and is also board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.  She specializes in Adult Mental Health.  Traci is a resident of the middle Tennessee area with her spouse and children.

Support Staff

Our congenial and professional staff contributes to our clinical excellence and reflects our highest standards of patient care.