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Adekunbi Akins

Adekunbi Akins

PMHNP
4 years of experience
Virtual

Hi, my name is Kunbi Akins. I am an experienced psychiatric and mental health provider serving Virginia and DC. I graduated with my master’s degree from George Washington University. I have strong expertise in conducting a thorough assessment, diagnosis and drawing treatment plans for my clients. I also provide medication management services, I educate my clients and prescribe medications that best address their mental health needs and lifestyles. I do this in conjunction with psychotherapy services I serve school age kids starting from age 6, adolescents and adults with ADHD, Autism, Depression, Bipolar disorders, Anxiety disorders, PTSD, and other life's stress . Your psychiatric medications are chosen and managed carefully having safety, effectiveness and evidence-based practice in mind and oftentimes combined with therapies. As a practitioner, I have helped many individuals make sense of life lots of young people and adults suffer from ADHD, and this has affected their daily function and productivity. My clients have many options of stimulants and non stimulants ADHD medications they can choose from and these medications have proven effective for many of them. I also prescibe medications and offer psychotherapy to address conditions like Generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, panic disorders and different types of phobias Depression hurts, and many people do not know that depression can be accompanied by unusual symptoms like anxiety, irritability, insomnia, appetite change and chronic or somatic pain. Choosing the right medication for your depression is very important and can not be overemphasized Whether my client struggles with mood disorders, interpersonally conflicts, difficulty regulating strong emotions or anxiety issues, I have used proven psychotherapeutic approaches to get them to start living a happy life again.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

In our first meeting, we will start with brief introductions, and then we can dive into the specific challenges you are facing. I encourage you to fill out any forms sent to you prior to our first meeting

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

You'll find in me a very compassionate mental health provider, good listener and someone who truly has your interest at heart

About Adekunbi Akins

Licensed in

Appointments

Virtual

My treatment methods

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

What is going on in your mind? Are you aware of it? Come and let's talk....

Dialectical Behavior (DBT)

Whether my client struggles with mood disorders, interpersonally conflicts, difficulty regulating strong emotions or anxiety issues, I have used proven psychotherapeutic approaches to get them to start living a happy life again

Existential

As a practitioner, I have helped many individuals make sense of their life's issues

Humanistic

I help clients find holistic approach to wellbeing, reach their full potentials in life and make them understand their unique self