Obianuju Rivera

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Riverside, CA


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About Obianuju Rivera, PMHNP-BC

Uju is dual board-certified as a psychiatric mental health and family nurse practitioner. She has over 12 years of experience working in underserved, rural communities with limited resource access. Uju helps patients with anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and schizophrenia. Her empathetic, collaborative, and personal approach empowers patients to advocate in their treatment plans as she addresses biological, psychological, and social determinants that may impact their health. Uju's treatment modalities include motivational interviewing, mindfulness, trauma-informed care, and behavioral health and lifestyle management. She creates an environment built on safety and trust within each patient interaction as she honors your unique strengths. Uju is passionate about the destigmatization of mental illness and providing quality, evidence-based mental health care to address each patient’s unique needs and goals. She enjoys hiking, trying new workouts, and reading in her free time.

Education & Certifications

Post-Graduate Training in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – University of California, San Francisco
Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN, FNP) – Azusa Pacific University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) – Azusa Pacific University
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Chemistry (B.S.) – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Sleep Therapist Certification – University of California, Berkeley

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Conduct/Disruptive disorders
  • Depression
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic attacks/Disorders
  • Postpartum mental health
  • Psychiatry consultation
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Sleep problems
  • Stress/Stress management
  • Trauma/PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Women's mental health

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna CA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Commercial CA
  • Cigna Commercial CA
  • Humana Commercial CA
  • Magellan Commercial CA
  • Optum/UBH CA
  • Health Net CA
  • insurance-6093
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Partnership HealthPlan of California

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