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.
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
Gold can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
Outpatient psychiatry, 2019 - Present
Northeastern University, Boston, MSN, PMHNP