Psychiatric Prescribers

Our team of providers – board-certified nurse practitioners and psychiatric doctors – are expertly trained and experienced in treating a broad range of mental health issues. Most of our providers are in-network with Cigna, Humana, Oscar, Oxford, UnitedHealthcare, UMR, and Optum. Click HERE to learn more about fees and insurance. Explore SOHOMD Therapist in your state.

Henrietta Okpala

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, New York

Henrietta believes in listening patients, understanding, empathizing and utilizing available scientific evidence in the treatment of the mind and the body as a whole. She is experienced in treating different mental health disorders including depression, mood disorders, autism spectrum, ADHD, Personality Disorders OCD, Psychosis and Anxiety Disorders.

Henrietta Okpala utilizes Evidence Based medication, psychotherapy, and empathic encouragement in treating different behavioral disorders. She sees a person as a whole person with mind and the body. She strives to utilize empathy and exploration of the mind capabilities to uncover the stressors possible stressors and factors affecting one’s mental health. She is very good at listening and admits the patient as the center of the team. The aim of her practice is to provide a nonjudgmental arena where her patients feel free to discuss issues stressing their lives.

She delivers care with priorities aimed at seeing each patient worthy of personalized care plan including diagnosis, treatment and follow up care. Henrietta believes in the formation of therapeutic alliance between her and her patients which leads to excellent teamwork.

 

Henrietta has a wealth of experience in treating patients from different backgrounds in different capacities including emergency Psychiatry, in patients’ homes through Mobile Crisis, inpatient, outpatient and Telepsychiatry. She looks forward to joining the SOHOMD team of providers with passion and optimism to make a unique difference in the patient’s life.


Education

AASC; New York City Technical College

BSN; State University of NY, Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

MSN; State University of NY, Stony Brook NY

DNP; Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Utah.

Certification: ANCC


In-network Insurances

Cigna and Optum (United Healthcare, Oscar, Oxford, UMR)


Languages

English & Igbo


Appointments

For new and existing patients, schedule a video appointment with Henrietta below.


Henrietta is accepting new patients.