Okonta Joseph Onyerikwu

Position: Psychiatric APRN

Joe is a licensed and Board-Certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse  Practitioner with prescriptive authority. He has over 26 years of nursing experience including medical/surgical nursing, anesthesia and health education. He has his MSN from Fairfield University, CT in 2012 as Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. He also has a bachelors degree in health education.


Joe is one of the Adult Psychiatric APRN's at Shoreline Wellness Center, LLC. He provides counseling, comprehensive mental health assessment, psychotherapy, health education and medication/treatment management to those with mental health problems. Joe has worked in various mental health treatment settings including Greater Bridgeport Mental Health Center, VA Hospital-Psychiatric Emergency Department. He shows respect and values his patients. He excels at assessment, development and implementation of individualized care plans. Joe is a Nurse Practitioner focused on providing quality care and maintaining a direct line of communication with his patients. He delivers high quality and compassionate treatment to those with mental health issues.  


Shoreline Wellness Center

415 Main Street,

West Haven, CT



Office Number:

(203) 931-1184


Fax Number

(203) 931-0063


Office Hours:

Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm

Friday: 9am-6pm

Saturday: 9am-4pm



Shoreline Wellness Center accepts all major insurance plans - including Medicaid and Medicare! We also offer a Sliding  Scale for those without insurance. 



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No one is turned away for inability to pay.


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