Oko Akrong PMHNP-BC

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Oko Akrong, PMHNP-BC, RN, MSN, is passionate about taking care of patients. As a veteran, he knows first hand the effects of mental illness and how it negatively affects qualifications of life. His focus is to provide relief and help patients live their best lives. He is licensed in D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia servicing the whole DMV area.

Oko received undergraduate degree in nursing from Northern Illinois University a graduate degree in nursing administration from Elmhurst College, and PMHNP from Regis College. He works with adolescents and adults struggling with depression, ADHD, behavioral issues, PTSD, psychotic disorders, and more.

During treatment, he uses a client-centered solution-focused approach to provide the best possible care. He believes good communication and active listening leads to the best solution, and he uses these skills to help patients move forward in life. He believes hold heartedly that the relationship he has with his patients is one of a navigator and a captain, the patient is the captain as he is the navigator whose job it is to use his skills, knowledge and education to create a clear cut path to the patients happiness.

Dr. Oko Akrong is the lead practitioner of the practice and strives to provide his patients with exceptional and accessible mental health care. He is a veteran and due to his veteran status, he understands the widespread and often extreme effects of mental illness. 

At DMV Psychiatric Wellness, he collaborates with his patients as he navigates them through the process of getting the specific mental health care they need. He specializes in using a solution-focused approach to treat anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, OCD, bipolar disorder, behavioral issues, and other conditions or circumstances related to mental health. 

He encourages his patients to see themselves as captains of their care as he serces as their navigator toward improved mental health and happiness.

With telehealth services, medication management, and counseling, he ensures that every patient has access to the highest level of care and compassion.

To schedule your next appointment at DMV Psychiatric Wellness, call the office or use the online booking feature today.