Uchenna Joseph Ekeabu
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Uchenna Joseph Ekeabu

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Master of Science in Nursing, MSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BSN Masters of Business Administration, MBA Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Washington, New Jersey Accepting Online
Updated January 16, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Drug addiction & abuse
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Worthlessness

Professional statement

As a Board Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a distinguished academic background encompassing a Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Drexel University, Bachelor of Technology (Microbiology) from Federal University of Technology, Owerri- Nigeria (Summa Cum Laude) alongside additional accomplishments, including a Master’s in Business Administration from Lagos Business School of Pan African University, Nigeria, and a Doctorate of Business Administration from the esteemed University of Liverpool, UK, Dr Uchenna Ekeabu is fully committed to making a profound impact on his community.

Dr Uchenna Ekeabu is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), driven to excel in various domains, including medication management, psychotherapy, clinical treatment, patient education, and family support, with a specific focus on addressing mental illness across the lifespan. His relentless dedication to these vital areas of care underscores his unwavering commitment to the betterment of patients’ lives.

Central to Dr Uchenna Ekeabu's professional ethos is the belief in holistic and patient-centered care, recognizing the multifaceted nature of individuals and their unique healthcare needs. By approaching patients with cultural sensitivity and an empathetic demeanor, he aims to foster a therapeutic environment that empowers patients to actively participate in their care decisions.

Dr Uchenna Ekeabu offers only telehealth services in the states of Washington and New Jersey.


Message to clients

My name is Dr Uchenna Ekeabu, DBA, MBA, MSN, APN, PMHNP-BC.

I believe in compassionate care, patient-centered care, and evidence based practice. I treat patients with empathy and professionalism; realizing that they are human beings.

I understand that people are different and should be listened to. Your voice and thoughts matter.

I will listen to you and together we will work out the best treatment plan that will work for you.

In summary, my philosophy as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner revolves around delivering compassionate, holistic, and patient-centered care while actively collaborating with patients and fellow healthcare professionals. My continuous pursuit of knowledge and diverse expertise, combined with my strong leadership and communication skills, enable me to optimize patient well-being and contribute significantly to the overall success of healthcare organizations.

I am currently licensed in the states of New Jersey and Washington. My psychiatric and mental health services involve therapy and medication management. Appointments are by telehealth only. I accept insurance clients (CIGNA, OPTUM, AETNA, UNITED HEALTHCARE, OXFORD, BLUECROSS AND BLUESHIELD, HORIZON) and self pay. These will be confirmed before appointments.

At EverCare Behavioral Health, We care for you with compassion, attention, responsibility and excellence.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

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

Drug addiction & abuse - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on drugs; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

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

Worthlessness - Developing an understanding of how the feeling of worthlessness impacts one’s daily life; exploring the origins of a sense of worthlessness and growing self-esteem to feel empowered and confident




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in WA, NJ)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (in-network in NJ)
  • Cigna (in-network in WA, NJ)
  • Evernorth (in-network in WA, NJ)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (in-network in NJ)
  • Optum (in-network in WA, NJ)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (30min)

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
  • Zelle
Session frequency

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

  • Every other week
  • As needed

Location(s)

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 8am to 8pm
  • Tue 8am to 8pm
  • Wed 8am to 8pm
  • Thu 8am to 8pm
  • Fri 8am to 8pm
  • Sat 10am to 8pm
  • Sun 10am to 8pm

Online Sessions (New Jersey)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am - 8pm
  • Tue 8am - 8pm
  • Wed 8am - 8pm
  • Thu 8am - 8pm
  • Fri 8am - 8pm
  • Sat 10am - 8pm
  • Sun 10am - 8pm

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

EverCare Behavioral Health, PMHNP-BC, 2023 - Present

Walden University, MSN-PMHNP, 2023
University of Liverpool, DBA, 2023


Licensure

Washington: AP61505088

New Jersey: 26NJ14946500


Languages

English

Igbo