Jennifer  Ugbah
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Jennifer Ugbah


Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BSN Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN
Rhode Island Accepting Online

Immediate weekly appointments available.

Updated May 24, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Child mental health
  • Depression
  • Postpartum depression
  • Social anxiety

Professional statement

Jennifer Ugbah MSN, PMHNP, CNS, APRN, RN, is a dual board certified bilingual psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 10 years of experience in the field of mental health. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Rhode Island and went on to earn a Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in child and adolescent psychiatric-mental health from The University of Rhode Island. In addition, she also obtained her nurse practitioner certification for patients across the lifespan from the University of Saint Joseph. Throughout her career, Jennifer has worked with patients of all ages.

She believes in taking a holistic approach to mental health care, addressing not only the patient's symptoms but also their social, emotional, and environmental factors that may impact their mental health. Jennifer is a dedicated and compassionate psychiatric nurse practitioner who is strives to provide the utmost care to all of her patients.

By searching for a provider, you have initiated your first steps towards taking care of your mental health. You don’t have take on your mental health alone. We welcome you to Evolve psychiatry. We are looking forward to helping you.

Message to clients

You have taken initial steps to feeling emotionally better by searching this page. I understand the efforts it may have taken to get to where you are. At Evolve psychiatry, my approach is to make efforts together in order to create a plan that leads to improved mental health wellness. We emphasize on patient centered care with your concerns being the priority.


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)

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.

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

Postpartum depression - Coping with persistent feelings of sadness, exhaustion, and/or being overwhelmed after the birth of a child; developing strategies for more positive thought patterns and behaviors.

Social anxiety - Helping clients increase confidence and ability to interact with others amidst fear of being judged, worry about embarrassment, or concern about offending others


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


  • BCBS HMO-Swedish Covent
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island BCBS RI
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Bryant University Student Health Insurance (First Health)
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Johnson & Wales University Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Optum
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Rhode Island College Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Rhode Island College RIC Student Health Insurance (PHCS or Multiplan)
  • Rhode Island School of Design Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Roger Williams University Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • University of Rhode Island Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (15min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $150
  • Initial session: $350 (60min)

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
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

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

  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month


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 8am-4pm
  • Tue 8am-4pm
  • Wed 8am-4pm
  • Thu 8am-4pm
  • Fri 8am-4pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

Gateway Healthcare- Lifespan , 2013 - 2017
Bradley Hospital , 2010 - 2013
Mariam Hospital , 2009 - 2010

Saint Joseph University , APRN, 2017
University of Rhode Island , MSN, 2013


Rhode Island: APRN01539