Last edited 02/14/2024

Dr. Ben Ekwe PMHNP

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Dr. Ben Ekwe Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Fridayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Sundayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM

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What does a first session with you look like?

After my encounter with my clients, I expect them to feel heard. Nothing like seeing a doctor and walking out of the office feeling respected and feeling like you have been heard and treated professionally.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I utilize all sorts of treatment modalities and tools in treating my clients. I utilize PHQ9. GAD 7, Mood D/O questionnaires, Clock drawing, AIMS rating, Mini-cog, Suicide behavioral questionnaire, Short Michigan Alcohol screening, and substance history and assessment tool.



Mood disorders

Coping Skills


General Expertise





Bipolar disorder

Family issues

Men's health

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

In-Network Insurance



UnitedHealthCare (UHC)



Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)


  • District Of Columbia, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, NP1003338


Walden University

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Ben Ekwe, PMHNP

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Ben Ekwe, PMHNP, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Ben Ekwe accepting new clients?

Yes, Ben Ekwe is accepting new clients for online therapy in District Of Columbia.

Does Ben Ekwe accept insurance?

Yes, Ben Ekwe accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).

Does Ben Ekwe offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in District Of Columbia can book Ben Ekwe for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Ben Ekwe offer online therapy?

Yes, Ben Ekwe offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in District Of Columbia.

How quickly can I see Ben Ekwe?

Ben Ekwe typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Ben Ekwe speak?

Ben Ekwe conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Ben Ekwe online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Ben Ekwe online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.