Board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner Nola Ayoola-Yussuf, PMHNP-BC, offers compassionate care to people living and working in Woodbridge, Virginia. Her practice, Potomac Shores Mental Health and Wellness, provides expert diagnosis and effective treatment for psychiatric, behavioral, and substance abuse disorders.
Nola provides a setting where patients feel safe, respected, and able to share their problems. Patients enjoy convenient access to secure telehealth services in addition to receiving a warm welcome at in-person visits.
Nola graduated from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduation, she worked in outpatient and inpatient psychiatric settings, seeing a diverse range of patients.
She is an active member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) and verified by Psychology Today, the renowned publisher of high-quality psychology and mental health information.
Nola is passionate about providing high-quality mental health services to her community’s adolescents, adults, and seniors. She has exceptional clinical skills enhanced by her natural ability to build meaningful relationships with patients and their families.
Psychotherapy, alone or with medication, is a proven path to emotional well-being for anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and addictions. Nola also offers the most up-to-date treatments, like Spravato® esketamine nasal spray for treatment-resistant depression.
Nola follows evidenced-based guidelines that she enhances with clinical expertise, personal observation, and intuition born from years of experience. She believes commitment and honest dialogue are essential to successful treatment, developing a therapeutic relationship that forms the cornerstone of each patient’s wellness journey.