Racheal O Onodu
She/Her/HersAdvanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Racheal Onodu is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who is board-certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a graduate of Grand Canyon University where she earned her BSN. Her extensive 16 years of Nursing experience in various medical/mental health facilities and organizations fueled her passion for the care of patients struggling with social stigma from mental disorders and led her to earn her Master’s degree at Walden University to become a psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner. She has honed her skills through her exposure in the inpatient mental health facility.
Her private practice is aimed at providing excellent care to patients ages 16 and above. Ms. Onodu specializes in the treatment of a wide range of mental disorders including psychiatric illness, behavioral problems, and personality disorders, and with psychotherapy. She utilizes the holistic approach and biopsychosocial model in the treatment of her patients and engages her patients during assessments, psychoeducation with empathetic listening, and selection of the best evidence-based treatment options. Ms Onodu provides specialized care and treatment to individuals struggling with emotions and anxiety and offers remote/virtual appointments and consultations in the comfort of your space.
Ms. Onodu approaches her patients with patience, warmth, understanding, and helpful explanations that facilitate the healing process is uniquely skilled in psychotherapy. She brings a special awareness to the healing power of the mind-body connection. She believes that her vast professional experiences, empathy, and listening skills are her great attributes in making a positive impact in her patients' lives.
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
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Schizophrenia - Support monitoring and managing symptoms; building skills and supports to reduce and respond to stressors and sustain a balanced life
Performance anxiety - Underperforming, due exclusively to anxiety
Years of Experience: 2 years
VOYAGES BEHAVIOURAL HOSPITAL, 2022 - Present
WALDEN UNIVERSITY, PMHNP-BC, 2022