Sometimes psychotherapy isn’t enough to help clients reach their therapeutic goals. Evaluation and medication can be powerful tools for healing, especially when used in conjunction with therapy. Iesha Coleman-Nwagwu, APRN provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management through Telehealth for enrolled clients at Clearwater Counseling Chicago. There is some availability for clients that have therapists at another practice- an ROI must be completed.
The benefits of having psychiatric services and therapy at the same practice:
You can feel confident that the nurse will be able to take your insurance
Team approach using collaboration between you, the nurse, and your clinician
Cohesive and collaborative treatment planning
One place for all your medical information, scheduling, session delivery, payment, and paperwork
Opportunity for closely monitoring treatment goals, challenges, and changes
Ability to coordinate other service providers in your treatment such as primary care doctors and specialists
Option to have your clinician attend session with you* *if clinically appropriate
Iesha Coleman-Nwagwu is licensed by the State of Illinois as a Full Practice Authority Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) with Controlled Substance qualification. Full Practice Authority certification in Illinois allows APRNs to evaluate, prescribe, and monitor medication without the supervision of a collaborating doctor. She has over seven years of nursing experience and four years of medication management. Iesha also has experience training Nurse Practitioners, caring for pre and post-natal mothers and children, clinical program management, long-term care clients, and hospitalization. Treatment practices, philosophy and psychopharmacological limitations and risks will be discussed with you during your first appointment.