Happiness Nwadike, Psychiatric nurse practitioner in Texas — Zencare
Happiness  Nwadike
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Happiness Nwadike

She/Her/Hers

Master of Science in Nursing, MSN
Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Washington Accepting Online

Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Management.

Updated August 31, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Mood disorders

Professional statement

Happiness Nwadike is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with multistate licensure. She treats various mental health and psychiatric disorders. She provides initial evaluation, medication follow-up, and psychotherapy. Happiness focuses on the whole person and creates an individualized treatment plan for the patient. She works with the patient to select treatment plans that improve health and overall wellness.

Happiness supports the patient to participate and make decisions in their care. She wants the patients to have an insight into their care and will dedicate time to teaching about diagnosis, symptoms, medication, side effects, and more. In addition, she devotes time to listening to the patient and respecting their decisions and autonomy.

Happiness creates a safe environment for patients to express their feelings and thoughts. She motivates the patient to have positive behaviors toward achieving optimum health and wellness. She believes in the golden rule of treating the patient how she wants her or her family to be treated.

Happiness has 14 years of nursing experience, mostly in psychiatric nursing. She will listen and respect the patient. She is currently seeing patients via telehealth.


Message to clients

It is my goal to decrease the long wait time to see a provider. I want to help make a difference in your care. I want you to feel comfortable in sharing your thoughts and feelings with me. I will listen and respect your decision. Together, we will come up with plans towards your progress and recovery. I will provide support and resources to help you succeed and achieve your full potential. Being on this website, means that you are brave, you have taken the first step to recovery, and to be in control of your health and wellness.


Specialties

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)

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

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

Psychotic disorders - Supporting individuals and families to manage symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, and agitations while maintaining healthy, supportive relationships

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Optum
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (60min)
  • Medication management sessions: $150 (30min)
  • Initial Psychiatric Evaluation: $300 (60min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Texas)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am-2pm
  • Tue 10am-2pm
  • Wed 10am-2pm
  • Thu 10am- 2pm
  • Fri 10am-2pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 11am-4pm

Online Sessions (New Mexico)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 1pm -2pm
  • Tue 9am-2pm
  • Wed 9am-2pm
  • Thu 9am-2pm
  • Fri 9am-2pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Arizona)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 1pm-2pm
  • Tue 9am-2pm
  • Wed 9am-2pm
  • Thu 9am-2pm
  • Fri 9am-2pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Washington)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 1pm-2pm
  • Tue 9am-2pm
  • Wed 9am-2pm
  • Thu 9am-2pm
  • Fri 9am-2pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

Ascension, RN, 2018 - 2022

Walden University, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), 2021
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Bachelors of Science in Nursing, 2014
San Antonio College, Associate of Applied Science in Nursing , 2013
Victoria College, Certificate in Nursing , 2008


Licensure

Texas: 1072851

New Mexico: 67930

Arizona: 275504

Washington: AP61289536


Languages

English