Nkem Nkwonta

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Cary, NC


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About Nkem Nkwonta, MBBS, MS, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Nk Nkwonta is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Nk's areas of focus include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic spectrum disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She focuses on preventative wellness and uses an approach that involves the mind, body, environment, and spirit. Nk’s treatment modalities may include motivational interviewing, Socratic questioning, and integrative psychiatry. She pursued a career in mental health to gain knowledge about the human mind and behavior and to better understand the integrative nature of mental and physical illnesses. Nk enjoys visiting new places and making new connections.

Education & Certifications

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) University of Nigeria
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Duke University
Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (M.S.) California State University, Bakersfield
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Duke University

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Bipolar I & II (w/o psychosis)
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Feeding & Eating Disorder
  • Hoarding
  • Pregnancy/Post-Partum Conditions
  • PTSD/Trauma and Stress Related Disorders
  • Grief
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Anger
  • Irritability
  • Treatment Resistant Depression
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Women's Health - Hormonal Imbalance
  • Depression with Suicidality
  • Depressive Disorders

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna NC
  • Cigna NC
  • Magellan NC
  • Medcost NC
  • UBH NC
  • Humana NC
  • Friday Health NC
  • Behavioral Health Systems NC
  • EHN Multistate NC

Don’t see your plan? Call us at 855-501-1004 to see if you are covered.

Insurance plans may vary by location and are subject to change.