Joanna Ahounou, Psychiatric nurse practitioner in Beaverton, Oregon — Zencare
Joanna  Ahounou
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Joanna Ahounou

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Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHCNS-BC
Texas, New Mexico Not Accepting Online
Oregon Accepting Online
NORTHRICHLAND HILLS, DENTON Not Accepting In-person
Beaverton Accepting In-person

PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES- PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATIONS AND MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

Updated November 18, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Binge eating disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Insomnia & sleep issues

Professional statement

XXX Please fill out intake paperwork; provide insurance card so that your appointment can be scheduled /Confirmed

Joanna Ahounou PMHNP-BC is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with over a decade of practicing psychiatry and 20 years of working in healthcare. Throughout this experience, she realizes that no two people are the same and so she collaborates with you to tailor treatment/ therapy to meet your specific needs as an individual. Joanna loves helping people understand the things that are holding them back with an in-depth approach. After recognizing underlying problems, clients can fully realize their strengths and adjust certain behaviors and thoughts to see things differently in a healthier way. A holistic approach to get you on track to leading a happier, more fulfilling life by equipping you with the tools you need to more efficiently and confidently manage life’s challenges.

Graduated from the University of Texas, Arlington.

Extensive Experience includes providing Psychiatric Evaluations / Medication management / Individual therapy– in the outpatient clinic; acute hospital setting; skilled nursing homes / assisted living residents; state community clinics and jails. With this extensive experience – the provider can guide you to various resources within the community as needed concerning treatment as part of a holistic approach to treatment.

DO TREAT: ADHD ; Depression; Anxiety; Mood disorders; Sleep disorders; PTSD


Message to clients

Will do psychiatric evaluations; medication management and psychotherapy. Psychiatric evaluation is 60-75 minutes and follow-up is 30 minutes.

Visits are never rushed! Am passionate about listening to you and collaborating with you concerning treatment options- that are evidence-based

I will discuss and educate you about the medications to determine which will be the most effective and consistent with your daily life activities.

A holistic approach to get you on track to leading a happier, more fulfilling life by equipping you with the tools you need to more efficiently and confidently manage life’s challenges. Let us assist in this journey of healing; restoring or improving your life – mentally, physically, and spiritual


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)

Binge eating disorder - Support around distorted body image and beliefs around food; counseling to reshape problematic behaviors and thought patterns; coping strategies for reducing or eliminating episodes of binge eating.

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

Insomnia & sleep issues - Exploring ways to improve sleep patterns, develop healthy sleep hygiene, master relaxation techniques, manage stressors, reduce worrying, and address insomnia




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • PacificSource
  • Providence Health Plan

Joanna Ahounou is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • PacifiCare
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $160 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $95 - $160
  • Initial session: $250 (60min)
  • Medication management and therapy sessions: $130 (45min)
  • Medication management sessions: $95 (30min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Oregon)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM- 5PM
  • Tue 9AM-5PM
  • Wed 9AM-5PM
  • Thu 9AM-5PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat 11AM-2PM
  • Sun CLOSED

Online Sessions (Texas)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM-5PM
  • Tue 9AM-5PM
  • Wed 9AM-5PM
  • Thu 9AM-5PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat 10AM-1PM
  • Sun CLOSED

Online Sessions (New Mexico)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM-5PM
  • Tue 9AM-5PM
  • Wed 9AM-5PM
  • Thu 9AM-5PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat CLOSED
  • Sun CLOSED

Beaverton practice
6700 SW 105th , SUITE 311, Beaverton, Oregon 97008
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM-5PM
  • Tue 9AM-5PM
  • Wed 9AM-5PM
  • Thu 9AM-5PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat 10AM-2PM
  • Sun CLOSED

NORTHRICHLAND HILLS practice
5424 RUFE SNOW DR, 2OO, NORTHRICHLAND HILLS, Texas 762180
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 9AM-5PM
  • Tue 9AM-5PM
  • Wed 9AM-5PM
  • Thu 9AM-5PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat 10AM-1PM
  • Sun CLOSED

DENTON practice
914 N LOCUST, DENTON, Texas 76201
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 9AM- 5PM
  • Tue 9AM-5PM
  • Wed 9AM-5PM
  • Thu 9AM-5PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat CLOSED
  • Sun CLOSED

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

PRIVATE PRACTICE, PSYCHIATRIC PROVIDER, 2018 - Present
SCHLUTTER GROUP, PSYCHIATRIC PROVIDER, 2012 - 2018

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS , ARLINGTON, MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN NURSING - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH, 2012


Licensure

Oregon: 202210119NP

Texas: 122747

New Mexico: 68174


Languages

English

Spanish