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About Dominus Mental Health

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"As a psychiatric provider, I love working with patients from all walks of life and hearing their stories. Each encounter is an adventure."


Founded by Dr. Amenaghawon Ugwuede, DNP, PMHNP-BC, Dominus Mental Health’s vision is to provide quality evidence-based treatment to individuals in areas with limited access and barriers to mental health services.We believe that each person is much more than their diagnosis and with a combination of medication and therapy can achieve a better quality of life. Dominus strives to improve the mental health and wellbeing of every individual who seeks our help.


At Dominus Mental Health, we are dedicated to helping individuals achieve optimal mental well-being. Our team is committed to providing compassionate care and support to our patients. We understand that each person's journey is unique, and we strive to create a safe and nurturing environment where individuals can explore their thoughts and emotions. With a focus on evidence-based practices, we offer a range of therapeutic modalities tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual. Our goal is to empower our patients to lead fulfilling and meaningful lives, free from the constraints of mental health challenges. Together, we can embark on a journey of healing and growth.


Dr. Ugwuede has years of experience working with diverse patient populations in a variety of settings such as county health departments, community mental health agencies, private practice, and internationally. She has helped countless individuals overcome their mental health challenges and live fulfilling lives. Dr. Ugwuede is dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest research and techniques in the field of mental health, in order to provide patients with the best possible care.


Dr. Amenaghawon Ugwuede, DNP is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Loma Linda University and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Rush University. 

Publications & Presentations 

Ugwuede, A. (2023) Post traumatic stress disorder in African American men exposed to violent trauma. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 47, 44-46.

Ugwuede, A. (2023, October) Identifying Gaps in Care Coordination of Clients with Serious Mental Illnesses and Complex Health Care Needs: Improving Care Manager and Client Outcomes. APNA 37th Annual Conference. Lake Buena Vista, FL. 

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