About Oko Akrong, PMHNP-BC

Dr.Oko Akrong treats patients starting from 12 years old.

Oko Akrong, PMHNP-BC, RN, MSN, is passionate about taking care of patients. As a veteran, he knows first hand the effects of mental illness and how it negatively affects quality of life. His focus is to provide relief and help patients live their best lives.

Oko received an undergraduate degree in nursing from Northern Illinois University, a graduate degree in nursing administration from Elmhurst College, and a PMHNP from Regis College. He works with adolescents and adults struggling with depression, ADHD, behavioral issues, PTSD, psychotic disorders, and more.

During treatment, Oko uses a client-centered, solution-focused approach to provide the best possible care. He believes good communication and active listening lead to the best solutions, and he uses these skills to help patients move forward in life.

Specialties

  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Development Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Medication Review
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Prescription/Refill
  • Psychiatric Medication Review
  • Psychiatry Consultation
  • Psychiatry Follow Up
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Features
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Regis College, Master's in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing|Elmhurst University, Master's in Nursing|Northern Illinois University (Bachelor's)

    Locations

    Wheaton, IL

    55 E Loop Road
    Wheaton, IL 60189-1938