Psychiatry in Arnold, Maryland Obinna Okonkwo, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Licenses: PMHNP, CRNP-PMH

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 11-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in Arnold, Maryland Obinna Okonkwo, PMHNP, CRNP-PMH

Obinna Okonkwo, PMHNP, CRNP-PMH

Obinna Okonkwo is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Maryland who has been practicing since 2021. He has an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from Prince George’s Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland University College, and a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Walden University. Mental health disorder is a major healthcare issue in the United States of America with nearly one in five U.S. adults living with a mental illness according to the National Institute of Mental Health (2022). Obinna went to school to become a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to serve his community by providing early diagnosis and treatment of mental illness to clients that need services with the goal of achieving early remission or reduction of symptoms for the clients to function at their best. To treat addiction disorder, Obinna uses an evidence-based collaborative care approach to provide individualized treatment to his clients with an addictive disorder. He provides primary prevention of addictive disorders through individual and group addiction prevention education. He considers himself an agent of social change as he is willing to partner with any organization in the community that is advocating to eliminate public stigmatization of the mentally ill person and make mental health services accessible to all. In his spare time, Obinna enjoys writing business policies for organizations, reading, watching epic movies, discussing politics, and attending seminars.

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Johns Hopkins Healthcare (JHHC)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)

Interventions

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Psychological Testing

Populations

  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Obinna Okonkwo. You can also call 410-757-2077 to have someone assist you.

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