Similade  Adetunji
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Similade Adetunji

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Doctor of Nursing Practice, DNP Family Nurse Practitioner, FNP Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Maryland, Washington DC Accepting Online
Annapolis Not Accepting In-person
Updated February 21, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Neuropsychological testing

Professional statement

Dr. Similade Adetunji is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Practitioner with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice who is located in Annapolis, MD. Similade works with individuals of all ages and also enjoys supporting families with their mental health. Many of her clients seek help with their PTSD symptoms, which could include panic attacks, excessive worry, or relationship conflicts. These symptoms might also include physical manifestations like disruptions in sleeping and eating partners. Similade also works with those who have difficulties with their body image and self-confidence, OCD, borderline personality disorder, postpartum depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, depression, ADHD or other mental health conditions.

Similade strives to build strong, trusting therapeutic relationships with each one of her clients. She offers empathetic support through active listening and gentle prompting. She teaches clients skills from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which includes staying away from negative thought patterns that can lead to mental health symptoms. She also encourages clients to consider their motivation for change, which can be helpful to gain perspective when faced with life transition. When appropriate, she provides guidance on psychopharmacological intervention, prescribing and monitoring medication that can help individuals with their mental health challenges.

Similade earned a Master’s degree in Nursing Practice and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice. She is dual board-certified and has extensive experience helping clients to find effective ways of managing their mental health. She is particularly passionate about educating clients and their families about wellbeing and how to optimize their mental health.


Message to clients

As behavioral health care specialists, we at Lily Health and Wellness Center take pride in our expertise in helping individuals with behavioral health challenges experience a better quality of life. In order to confirm your appointment, we need your Date Of Birth in order to send the Intake forms.


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

Schizophrenia - Support monitoring and managing symptoms; building skills and supports to reduce and respond to stressors and sustain a balanced life

Neuropsychological testing - Evaluations of general brain functioning, as well as assessment for changes or impairments. Typically involves an interview, as well as series of tests.




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in MD, DC)
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance (in-network in MD, DC)
  • American University Student Health Insurance (CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield) (in-network in MD, DC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (in-network in MD, DC)
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (in-network in MD, DC)
  • Cigna (in-network in MD, DC)
  • Georgetown University Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare) (in-network in MD, DC)
  • Healthcare Partners (in-network in MD, DC)
  • Howard University Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare) (in-network in MD, DC)
  • Humana (in-network in MD, DC)
  • Medicaid (in-network in MD)
  • Medical Assistance (in-network in MD, DC)
  • Medicare (in-network in MD)
  • Tricare (in-network in MD, DC)
  • UMR (in-network in MD, DC)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in MD, DC)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan (in-network in MD, DC)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $423 (60min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Maryland)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am - 4pm
  • Tue 9am - 4pm
  • Wed 9am - 4pm
  • Thu 9am - 4pm
  • Fri 9am - 4pm
  • Sat N/A
  • Sun N/A

Online Sessions (Washington DC)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am - 4pm
  • Tue 9am - 4pm
  • Wed 9am - 4pm
  • Thu 9am - 4pm
  • Fri 9am - 4pm
  • Sat N/A
  • Sun N/A

Annapolis practice
1600 Belle Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21401
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 Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

Parkway Medical Association,, Nurse Practitioner, 2019 - Present
Medical Access, Nurse Practitioner, 2019 - 2021
MedStar , Admissions Registered Nurse, 2018 - 2017
Visiting Nursing Association,, Registered Nurse Case Manager, Hospice, 2014 - 2017

Brandman University - Irvine, California, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Nursing Practice/Psychiatric-Mental health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), 2021
Walden University, Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2019
Grand Canyon University, Bachelor of Science, Nursing, 2015
Anne Arundel Community College, Associate Degree, Nursing, 2014


Licensure

Maryland: R212163

Washington DC: RN1044291


Languages

English


Client testimonials

"She was amazing, and very encouraging and made me feel it's gonna get better"
- Zencare client • January 2024
"Great experience"
- Zencare client • September 2023