Dr. Bernadette Ejiogu Onuoha MD
Psychiatrist | Psychiatry12808 West Airport Blvd. Suite 250 Sugarland Texas, 77478
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha is a psychiatrist practicing in Sugarland, Texas. Dr. Onuoha is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Onuoha diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Onuoha may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Onuoha treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
Obafemi Awolowo University
Univ Of Ife- Fac Of Hlth Sci- Ife- Nigeria 1983
Obafemi Awolowo University College of Health Sciences 1983
The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio 1982
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
Dr. Bernadette Ejiogu Onuoha MD's Expert Contributions
Sorry that you’re having these symptoms . Sleep is essential for everyone and especially so for children and adolescents. Lack of sleep can be caused by many conditions. I will suggest you talk to your parents about your symptoms and have them get an appointment with your pediatrician to further explore your symptoms. Your pediatrician will either treat your condition or make the appropriate referrals if needed. Your parents might also want to make an appointment for you with a child and adolescent psychiatrist if you’re feeling down to get you evaluated. Wishing you good health. READ MORE
Good to know that you’re feeling better. Medication and counseling both work individually. However, the combination works better by treating the symptoms and helping you learn skills to recognize and manage your stress which might help mitigate future mood episodes. Discuss your options with your psychiatrist. Good luck. READ MORE
This will be best addressed if he is willing and able (competent) to give a power of attorney for medical decisions to you. You may want to discuss this with family and seek legal counsel. His psychiatrist may also be able to assist with the discussion. Good luck. READ MORE
It will be nice to see a mental health provider to discuss your problem. Chances are that it might be just a phase, an eating problem, or a symptom of another yet unidentifed condition. Good luck. READ MORE
Talk to your PCP about your symptoms or make an appointment with a mental health provider to review all your options. All the best. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Board Member with Local Mental Health for the Community -
- Does Local Patient Speaking, CEU Speaking -
- Obstetrics and Pediatrics Internship in Nigeria
- Baylor College of Medicine (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
Professional Society Memberships
- American Psychiatric Association, Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association
Articles and Publications
- She Regularly Publishes a Blog
What do you attribute your success to?
- Her parents and their focus on education. Her father was an educator.
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- What Are the Types of Bipolar Disorder?
What is bipolar disorder?Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by extreme mood swings. The mood swings can be extremely high or low. They can last a few hours, days, weeks or even months. The mood swings consist of mixed emotions both of extreme happiness or extreme depression.Bipolar...
- Raising a Child with ADHD
Every parent wants their kids to be as healthy as they can. However, that is not always so easy.ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a worry on many parents' minds. Raising a child with ADHD takes extra care. However, there are many ways to still be a great parent to ensure your...
- Different Types of Anxiety Disorders You Should Know About
Everyone feels anxious from time to time, but chronic anxiety can adversely impact the quality of your life. While in moderation, anxiety is not a bad thing, but when it becomes intense, it can have serious consequences on your physical health too. Everyone experiences anxiety differently. Some have...
- Treatments for Binge Eating Disorder
Binge eating disorder can make a person’s life miserable. Actually, most people feel ashamed to come out and seek treatment. It is an easy condition to hide and someone might keep it from even the people closest to him or her. Eating disorders need a flexible treatment plan that can be adjusted to...
- What Are Delusions: Types, Risks, Diagnosis, and Treatment
What are delusions?Delusions are untrue and unrealistic beliefs of a person. A delusion separates the person from reality and imagination. It was previously known as "paranoid disorder", which is a type of serious mental disorder. People with this disorder usually experience delusions associated...
- What Is Male Borderline Personality Disorder?
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is defined as a mental disorder that generally affects the way individuals think and feel about themselves and other people. People with this personality disorder often have unstable personal relationships due to their extreme emotions, impulsiveness, and...
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