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Psychiatrist in Pasadena, California,
Joyce Ajeakwa, PMHNP

Provider Type: Nurse Practitioner

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 18-65+

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Joyce Ajeakwa, PMHNP

I create a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment for every client, and understand the importance of empathy, trust, and kindness.

I am an ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, a licensed clinician specializing in medication management and supportive psychotherapy. I received my master’s degree as an Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Azusa Pacific University. Throughout my undergraduate education, I have worked as a Certified nurse Assistant, Licensed Vocational Nurse, and a registered Nurse at UCLA medical center, Arrowhead Regional Medical center. My clinical interests as an RN included primary care and Psychiatric.

Throughout my clinical experience and training, working closely with diverse and complex individuals, I have gained in-depth knowledge around the diagnosis and treatment for many mental health conditions affecting adults, including but not limited to: Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorders, Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymia, ADHD, Panic Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Social Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Adjustment Disorders. Through my integrative client-centered and holistic approach, I focus on the whole person to foster a successful therapeutic experience. I believe that personalized treatment plans that allow for healthy change based on knowledge and support can facilitate the progress of each of my clients towards reaching their goals and making positive changes to maintain productive and meaningful lives.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks/Panic Disorders
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Stress/Worry

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • Compsych
  • Magellan
  • MHN
  • Optum
  • Self-Pay

Languages

  • English

Locations

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