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Jennifer Okwerekwu(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Adult Psychiatrist, MDMaster of Science, MS
IllinoisArizonaCaliforniaFlorida
Anxiety - Depression-Postpartum depression-Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health-Premenstrual dysphoric disorder-Women's issues-

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Professional statement

Dr. Okwerekwu is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in women's mental health and reproductive psychiatry, offering female-first psychiatric care to women navigating various life transitions and mental health concerns. With a focus on compassion and expertise, Dr. Okwerekwu provides tailored support to individuals experiencing new seasons of life such as trying to conceive, pregnancy, perimenopause, or seeking treatment for conditions like PMS or PMDD, PCOS, ADHD, depression, or anxiety.

With a background in integrative women's mental health and reproductive psychiatry, Dr. Okwerekwu takes a conservative approach to medication management, prioritizing holistic personalized treatment plans and empowering patients to make informed decisions about their mental health. Through a female-first frame, Dr. Okwerekwu ensures that each client's unique needs and experiences are heard, acknowledged, and supported throughout their therapeutic journey.

Drawing on her training at Harvard and extensive clinical experience, Dr. Okwerekwu offers medication management, integrative treatments and psychotherapy services designed to address the holistic wellness of her patients. By creating a safe and supportive environment, she aims to help women feel seen, understood, and empowered as they navigate the transformative stages of their lives.

Conveniently located online, Dr. Okwerekwu's practice offers flexible appointments, including evening hours, and remote sessions for clients in Arizona, California, Illinois, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and New York. To learn more or schedule a complimentary consultation, visit her website today.


Message to clients

Hi, I’m Dr. Jennifer Okwerekwu. I’m a reproductive psychiatrist, specializing in supporting women through transitions like trying to conceive, pregnancy, postpartum, and more. If you want someone who is caring and collaborative to help you through the changes you’re experiencing, visit my website to schedule a complimentary consultation with me. I look forward to hearing from you.

Before we embark on this therapeutic journey together, I want you to know that your well-being is my utmost priority. As we begin our sessions, my hope is to create a safe and supportive space where you feel heard, understood, and empowered to explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences.

I believe in a collaborative approach to therapy, where we work together to identify your goals and develop personalized strategies to help you achieve them. As an integrative psychiatrist successful treatment plans draw upon

a number of different modalities from medications, supplements, and lifestyle modifications. Whether you're navigating a new chapter in your life, struggling with a specific mental health concern, or seeking support for reproductive-related challenges, I am here to provide the expertise, compassion, and genuine care you deserve.

My aim is not only to help you navigate the challenges you're facing but also to empower you to cultivate resilience, self-awareness, and growth. Together, we will embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing, fostering a deeper understanding of yourself and the tools to navigate life's ups and downs with greater ease and confidence.


Licensure

New York: 300887 - California: A175414 - Florida: TPME6075 - Illinois: 036159616 - Massachusetts: 279287 - Minnesota: 2978 - Arizona: THMD00136

Languages

English

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

Postpartum depression - Coping with persistent feelings of sadness, exhaustion, and/or being overwhelmed after the birth of a child; developing strategies for more positive thought patterns and behaviors.

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder - Support developing and implementing strategies to cope with extreme emotional distress and mood shifts related to one’s menstrual cycle

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

Jennifer Okwerekwu is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$435 (45min)
  • Initial session:$650 (90min)