Psychiatry in Baltimore, Maryland Thecla Asoluka, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

License: APRN

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in Baltimore, Maryland Thecla Asoluka, APRN

Thecla Asoluka, APRN

Thecla Asoluka as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, brings empathy, an easygoing communication style, and a sweet sense of humor, making it easy for her to talk to patients and family members. A typical day for Thecla includes assessing and diagnosing patients on mental health issues such as anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, or those who struggle with substance abuse or the heartbreak of dementia. Although Thecla is able to prescribe medication as a viable option, she has been very successful with the holistic approach of listening and educating the patient before resorting to medication, and many times it is a combination of all three. Thecla is a firm believer that the patient really understands why they are taking medication and discusses with them how they feel about the treatment plan. Thecla has also been hugely successful in leading accreditation site visits for several departments, including nursing, jail facilities, as School nurse, In-patient psychiatric units, Nursing homes. Creating new curriculums and researching what is needed for the future of healthcare is all in a day’s work for Thecla. Thecla started out her career as a young staff nurse and worked her way up. She received her master’s degree in nursing from the Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota where she graduated with honors. She earned her PMHNP-BC form ANCC certification. She obtained her Bachelor’s in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing Chicago Illinois, she is a holder of CGFNS. Actively coordinating nursing services. In her role as a PMHNP-BC, she was usually put in the position of mentoring, supervising, or creating plans for patient care, along with her usual nursing duties. She has had experiences as a PMHNP, worked in outpatient clinics, nursing homes, and currently doing telepsychiatry. In a world where everything is a trend, Thecla is the one constant. From her love of the healthcare profession, to her empathetic nature as a driving force, she remains steadfast in her abilities and passionate for the practice. To have the ability to embrace change and find the knowledge in yet to be charted waters is one of Thecla’s unique qualities. Strong communication skills and a kind soul have been Thecla’s assets in her long career dedicated to service for thirty -two years of nursing services.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Centivo
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Johns Hopkins Healthcare (JHHC)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)

Populations

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Languages

  • English

Locations

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