Festus Obonna, MBA, MSN, RN, CCM, PMHNP-BC

Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

ALUMNI OF: Walden University
LANGUAGES: English
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SPECIALITIES

  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Substance use disorders
  • Medication
  • Psychotherapy
  • Acute and chronic mental health problems
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Addiction psychiatry
  • Telepsychiatry
  • Substance abuse

Education

  • Masters of Science in Nursing, Walden University, 2017-2019
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, King University Bristol, Tennessee, 2013 -2015
  • Associate Science in Nursing, Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee, 2009 – 2010
  • Diploma in Practical Nursing, Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville, 2007
  • Masters in Business Administration (Marketing), Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, 1998–2004
  • Bachelor of Science, Accountancy, Abia State University Uturu, Nigeria, 1991–1996

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURE

  1. Festus Obonna is board-certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC).
  2. Licensed to practice in Texas, New York, California, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico.
  3. RUG Training/Certified

In-Network Insurance

Anthem Blue Cross of California Inc
Blue Shield of CA Inc
United Health Care Inc.
Medicare Inc
UMR
Optum Behavioral Health
Cigna Inc
Healthnet Inc
MHN Inc.
BCBS
Aetna-Meritain Inc.
Aetna Inc.
Humana Inc
Tricare Inc


Festus Obonna is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, demonstrating a passionate and professional commitment to helping clients overcome personal obstacles and achieve mental wellness. He has excelled in therapeutic communication techniques, high-stress situations, and providing mental health services for underprivileged populations. Festus is also a Certified Case Manager (CCM), maintaining extensive experience in Spravato treatments and Suboxone treatments for substance use disorders.

Festus has served a broad range of patients across numerous psychiatric disorders in inpatient settings, outpatient clinical settings, and Tele-psychiatry settings. He has also gathered over three years of experience in medication management. Festus holds a current license to practice in Texas, New York, California, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico, bringing a nonjudgmental, humane approach to his patient care.

His career has included roles at Medical City Green Oaks Hospital, Excel Psychiatry, Open Hands Psychiatry, Talkspace Telepsychiatry, Compassionate Psychiatric Services, Centene Corporation: Superior Health Plan, Angels of Care Pediatrics Home Health, San Remo Rehabilitation Center, Plano Medical Center, and Brakebill Nursing Homes & Rehabilitation Center.

Festus’ roles include collaborative care, assessments, education, client-centered care, symptom management, psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic treatments, telehealth, case management, and pediatric nursing.