Gold  Okoeka
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Gold Okoeka

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Doctor of Nursing Practice, DNP Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut Accepting Online
Providence Not Accepting In-person

Currently accepting new clients for medication management.

Please call us at 401.433.9451

Updated November 25, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Medication Management
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Child mental health
  • Bipolar disorder

Professional statement

Welcome!

Are you looking to try medications in a safe, and closely monitored approach?

Welcome to a practice where medication management is done the right way. Dr. Gold Okoeka is a doctorally trained psychiatric nurse practitioner, PMHNP who focuses on medication management services and provides supportive therapy to patients ages 5 years old and above. She is licensed to prescribe psychiatric medications safely and thoughtfully and services are provided conveniently via virtual platforms.

Dr. Okoeka provides medication management services to children, adolescents and adults who struggle with psychiatric conditions ranging from depression, anxiety, ADHD, stress and trauma related conditions, PTSD, bipolar disorder and many more, anywhere in RI, CT and MA.

She has about many years of psychiatric/mental health experience, in various roles, working in outpatient clinics, nursing homes as well as inpatient psychiatry at the state’s level one trauma hospital, Rhode Island Hospital.


Message to clients

Are you feeling scared about trying medications? Many of my patients have tried multiple medications and have had no success in finding something that works.

I am a doctorally trained psychiatric NP who is board certified to treat patients from ages 5 y/o and up for all types of psychiatric conditions but i specialize in treating ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and PTSD.

I can help you find medications that work, monitor progress, side effects and provide brief supportive therapy as well during visits. My office is very responsive in refilling prescriptions and returning calls and emails. Please reach out to us at 401.433.9451


Specialties

Medication Management - Managing psychiatric medications use to improve symptoms of depression, anxiety, bipolar d/o, sleep, panic, ADHD and many more

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues

Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA HMO (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Boston College Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Brown University Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Cigna (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • UMR (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan (in-network in RI, MA, CT)
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare) (in-network in RI, MA, CT)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (30min)
  • Initial session: $300 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Monthly
  • As needed

Location(s)

Providence practice
750 East Avenue, 1A, Providence, Rhode Island 02860
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Connecticut)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Goldline Health and Wellness LLC , PMHNP-BC , 2018 - Present

UMASS, Amherst, Doctor of Nursing Practice, 2021
Northeastern University, Boston, MSN, PMHNP, 2018


Licensure

Connecticut: 10940

Rhode Island: APRN02128

Massachusetts: RN2311873


Languages

English


Client testimonials

"This was our first virtual meeting with Gold and she was great! She was very personable and took my 15 year old daughter's input into consideration."
- Zencare client • July 2022
"Very thorough intake appointment. She took the time to make sure we were comfortable during the virtual visit which can be awkward especially in the first meeting"
- Zencare client • February 2022
"Pleasant and explained the entire process thoroughly."
- Zencare client • January 2022
"Everything went well about my call, Dr. Okoeka was very kind and understanding!"
- Zencare client • October 2021
"Gold was friendly and approachable."
- Zencare client • June 2021
"Gold listened to my story and provided useful feedback. She was personable and professional."
- Zencare client • April 2021
"She was friendly and listened to my concerns."
- Zencare client • April 2021
"Gold was kind and helpful."
- Zencare client • December 2020
"She was very supportive, attentive, and asked what my needs were. She helped me find and discuss the best approaches for me."
- Zencare client • November 2020
"She was very accommodating and kind."
- Zencare client • September 2020
"Gold called promptly at our scheduled time and was very helpful."
- Zencare client • September 2020