Meet the providers

Dr. Chika Okem Akwiwu



Chika Okem Akwiwu is a doctoral prepared, licensed, and double board-certified psychiatric and family nurse practitioner (DNP, FNP-C PMHNP-BC).  She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post Masters Certification in Psychiatric Mental Healthcare from Brandman University, Irvine California, Master of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University Minneapolis Minnesota, and Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information systems from the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

Dr. Akwiwu has over 20 years of work experience and has acquired extensive background in telepsychiatry, impatient and outpatient mental health patients over the last 5 years. Mental health disorders addressed include but not limited to ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Substance abuse, Bipolar, Insomnia, Dementia and Schizophrenia.

Dr. Akwiwu is certified to work with all ages, however choses to focus on clients ages 6 and older.  She enjoys working with the children, adolescent, adult and the elderly population.  Notable competencies include the ability to understand the patients’ complex needs, inter-professional collaboration, systems thinking, and clinical judgment. Adheres to nursing values, ethics, standards, and laws when providing holistic and patient-centered care.  Patient driven, family centered, compassionate care is the bases for treatment plans that include psychotherapy and medication management.

Most people describe her as compassionate, knowledgeable, attentive, experienced, versatile, and goal oriented in approach. Her ability to encourage, patiently communicate and explain key elements of a successful treatment plan make her services unforgettable.

Adanna Chijioke, PA-C


Personable, motivated and compassionate NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) certified Physician Assistant, specializing in treating clients with complex mental health conditions with medication. My varied medical background in Internal medicine, Neurology, Neuro Critical Care, and Psychiatry makes me well – rounded and medically sensitive, with a commitment to providing first rate care via telemedicine. I received my MMSc in Physician Assistant Studies from Mercer University (Atlanta, GA), MS in Computer Information Systems and BA Economics from University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit, MI).
Over the last 7 years, I have demonstrated initiative, leadership, and a high degree of autonomy with specialization in In-Patient, Out-Patient and Critical Care medicine, affording me a sound understanding of diverse medical conditions and their interactions with mental health disorders.
My love for people, and medicine, peppered with kindness, compassion, and the drive to see my clients’ ultimate success is my professional super-power. I employ an individualistic approach to my clients combining nutritional / dietary interventions with medication management to achieve mental wellness.

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