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Welcome To Advanced Psychiatric Associates

Justina Okonkwo, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner at Advanced Psychiatric Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Justina earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. She then received her Master of Science in family nursing from South University in Savannah, Georgia, and her post-master’s certification in psychiatric mental health nursing from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City.

At Advanced Psychiatric Associates, Justina provides a wide range of mental health services, including treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive spectrum, depression, post-traumatic and dissociative disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, addiction, and sexual dysfunction.

Justina is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and North Carolina Nurses Association.

She is currently accepting new patients. Schedule an appointment with Justina by calling the office or booking online today. Telemedicine appointments are also available.


 American Nurses Credentialing Center, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioner

 Professional Memberships 

Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Phi Chapter, Inducted April 5, 2011

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Member since November 2017

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNP) Member since November 2019

North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA). Member since March 2020


At Advanced Psychiatric Associates, our mission is to transform lives and restore HOPE with dignity and respect. APA is where care meets compassion.



Advanced Psychiatric Associates accepts most major insurance plans.

For questions regarding your specific coverage, please contact the office at 336-306-8279.



“For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and a sound mind.”

2 Timothy 1:7


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Advanced Psychiatric Associates
7950 Nationsford Rd, Ste. 35
Charlotte, NC 28217
Phone: 336-306-8279
Fax: 336-642-4086

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