Dr. Chiké Nwankwo is an adult and child psychiatrist in Brookline, MA with expertise in anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and substance abuse. He completed his Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry Fellowships and Residency at Harvard Medical School and received his MD from University of Michigan Medical School.
The majority of Dr. Chiké's work is talk therapy, with medication management available as necessary. His approach to medication is highly transparent, and he values developing a trusting and respectful relationship with his clients before prescribing. Dr. Chiké combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, mindfulness practices, psychoanalytical therapy, and supportive therapy to cater to the individual's needs.
Dr. Chiké began his studies in Behavioral Neuroscience as an undergraduate student at Harvard College, and continues to be passionate about the study of how the mind works and how people behave. He offers a collaborative, supportive approach, alongside his canine co-therapist, Dale. His office is conveniently located right on the Green Line (C).
Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
ADD / ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) - Managing ADHD and its effects on decision making, studies, relationships, and work; helping with organizational challenges
Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
Substance use - Prevent and reduce challenges related to tobacco, marijuana, and/or alcohol, such as anxiety, depression, and challenges in relationships
Panic disorders - Navigating triggers; gaining coping skills; resolving underlying traumas
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Private Practice, 2006 - Present
North Suffolk Mental Health Associates, 2004 - 2014
Harvard Medical School: Cambridge Health Alliance, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, 2004 - 2006
Harvard Medical School: MGH/McLean, Adult Psychiatry Residency, 2001 - 2004
Caritas Carney Hospital, Preliminary Program in Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2001
University of Michigan Medical School, MD, 2000
Harvard College, AB, 1995