Gold  Okoeka

Gold Okoeka

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC
Rhode Island Accepting Online
Pawtucket Not Accepting In-person
Updated October 22, 2020

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Child mental health
  • Depression
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Mood disorders

Professional statement

Gold Okoeka is a psychiatric NP who is licensed to prescribe psychiatric medications safely and thoughtfully as well as provide talk and supportive psychotherapy. Gold Okoeka provides medication management/ supportive therapy services to children, adolescents and adults who struggle with psychiatric conditions ranging from depression, anxiety, ADHD, stress and trauma related conditions, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and many more, in Providence and Pawtucket Rhode Island.

Gold Okoeka has about 7 years of psychiatric/mental health experience, in various roles, working in outpatient clinics, nursing homes as well as inpatient psychiatry at the state’s level one trauma hospital, Rhode Island Hospital.


Message to clients

Do you have a therapist already but have been thinking about trying medications for ADHD, depression, anxiety, or panic disorder? I am a psychiatric NP who is board certified to treat patients from ages 5 y/o and up for all types of psychiatric conditions. I can help you find medications that work, and provide talk/supportive therapy as well.


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)

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

Psychotic disorders - Supporting individuals and families to manage symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, and agitations while maintaining healthy, supportive relationships

Mood disorders - Depression, dysthymia (mild depression), bipolar disorder, hormone-related mood issues, i.e. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) and postpartum depression, adjustment disorder with depression




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (20min)
  • Initial session: $300 (60min)

Therapist's note

Gold can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Pawtucket practice
750 East Avenue, 1A, Pawtucket, RI 02860
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 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun Closed

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 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Outpatient psychiatry, 2019 - Present

Northeastern University, Boston, MSN, PMHNP


Languages

English