Meet Our Providers
Nkechi Ezema is a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner through American Nurses Credentialing Center. Nkechi Obtained her Bachelors in Nursing in 2008 from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, and her Masters of science with a focus of family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2017. Her clinical expertise includes serving the child, adolescent and the millennial patient population. Her patients describe her as “open”, “easy to talk to” and “real”, “intelligent”.
Nkechi’s mentoring and supervising physician is Dr. William Holmes, a double board certified psychiatrist.
When not seeing patients, Nkechi enjoys listening to a variety of podcasts, e-reading, and spending time with her husband and their four kids
Negative thought patterns can leave one feeling stuck and in a depressive state. With plans, goals, and visions unattainable due to the mental battle of self-doubt, isolation, and hopelessness. Did you know the longer one lasts in a chronic state of anxiety, the dire the need for treatment becomes? Anxiety can result in emotional paralysis- or a feeling of not being able to move due to multiple brain tabs open. How do we treat anxiety and other mood struggles? Research suggests talk therapy as the first line treatment for negative mood episodes. However, medications may be an additional tool and can be an option for you.
I have over 9 years of experience in mental health care. I have worked in acute care hospital settings and have managed chronic and acute behavioral conditions. I also current work in an in patient In this journey as a Mental health Nurse Practitioner, I bring compassionate care, hope, and knowledge to the client I serve at Patterns Psychiatry.
When we identify our patterns- (sleeping, eating, thinking, behavior, daily, negative.) we can begin to make the changes needed to promote mental fitness. Journey starts with connecting with a professional, empathetic, honest provider that will listen to your story and offer guidance along your journey. Give us a call today/send an email, let’s get started!
I attended the University of Texas at Arlington for my bachelor’s in nursing degree and Walden University for my Masters in Psychiatric Mental Health degree. For fun, I enjoy reading, hiking, and spending time with my family.
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