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Discovering Light in the Midst of Darkness

Depression can sometimes feel like a relentless storm, casting shadows on every aspect of your life. But here at Inland Empire Behavioral Group, we understand the weight of depression, and we’re here to help you find your way back into the light. Our comprehensive depression services are crafted to provide you with the support and care you need to break free from the grip of this challenging condition.
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Understanding the Complexity of Depression

Depression isn’t a one-size-fits-all condition; it wears many masks and can be triggered by various factors. To provide you with the best depression treatment possible, we acknowledge the intricate and diverse nature of depressive disorders, including clinical depression, bipolar depression, and even seasonal depression. Here are key factors that can contribute to depression:

Signs That It's Time to Seek Help for Depression

Recognizing when it’s time to seek help for depression is crucial for getting the support and treatment you need. Here are some signs that indicate it’s time to reach out for professional assistance:

Persistent Sadness

If you've been feeling consistently sad, down, or hopeless for most of the day, nearly every day, for at least two weeks, it's a clear sign to seek help.

Loss of Interest

If you've lost interest or pleasure in activities you once enjoyed, such as hobbies, socializing, or work, this can be a symptom of depression.

Changes in Appetite or Weight

Significant changes in your eating habits, leading to noticeable weight gain or loss, may signal depression.

Sleep Disturbances

Difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or oversleeping can be indicative of depression.

Difficulty Concentrating

If you find it challenging to focus, make decisions, or remember things, it may be due to depressive symptoms.

Feelings of Guilt or Worthlessness

Persistent feelings of guilt, self-blame, or worthlessness are common in depression

Physical Symptoms

Unexplained physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, or general aches and pains may be linked to depression.

Our Approach to Depression Care

A Beacon of Hope in the Battle Against Depression

Depression can cast a long shadow over life's brightest moments, but at Inland Empire Behavioral Group Psychiatric Mental Health Care & Behavioral Health, we're here to help you find your way back to the light. Our approach to depression care is a testament to our unwavering commitment to your well-being, and it unfolds in six compassionate steps.

Identifying Depression Symptoms: A Step Towards Relief

Our journey with you begins by identifying the unique symptoms that are impacting your life. Whether it’s constant sadness, a loss of interest in things you once loved, changes in your eating or sleeping patterns, or a multitude of other depression symptoms, we take the time to truly understand your experience.

Tailored Treatment Plans: Crafting Your Path to Recovery

Just as depression varies from person to person, so does the path to healing. We create personalized depression treatment plans that may involve therapy, medication management, or a combination of both. Our aim is to empower you to regain control over your life and rediscover hope in each new day.

Treating Depressive and Mood Disorders

Depression often coexists with other mood disorders, creating a complex tapestry of emotions. We specialize in treating depressive disorders alongside conditions like anxiety, bipolar disorder, and more. Our integrated approach ensures that you receive comprehensive care tailored to your unique needs.

Seasonal Depression Support: Brightening Dark Days

For those grappling with seasonal depression, our therapists offer strategies to cope with the changing seasons’ impact on your mood. We’re here to help you navigate through the darkest days and find the sunshine within.

Ongoing Monitoring: Guiding You to a Brighter Future

Your journey to emotional well-being doesn’t end with the initial treatment. We continuously monitor your progress and adjust your treatment plan as needed to ensure you’re on the path to a brighter future. Our goal is to support you every step of the way.

Emotional Empowerment: Equipping You for Lifelong Resilience

We believe that knowledge is a powerful tool in the fight against depression. That’s why we provide you with educational resources and empower you with the skills and strategies to build lifelong emotional resilience. Our commitment is to help you not only recover but thrive in your mental health journey.

At Inland Empire Behavioral Group, we understand that depression is a formidable opponent, but we’re here to stand by your side, offering a helping hand and a compassionate heart. Your journey to healing begins with us, and together, we’ll navigate the path towards a brighter, more hopeful future.

Why Inland Empire Behavioral Group?

Because Your Mental Health Matters.

In the vast landscape of mental health care providers, Inland Empire Behavioral Group Psychiatric Mental Health Care & Behavioral Health stands out as a beacon of hope for those grappling with depression. But what sets us apart? Why should you choose us when seeking support for your journey to mental well-being?
Inland Empire Behavioral Group is more than just a mental health care provider; we’re a community of caring professionals dedicated to helping you rediscover hope, resilience, and happiness. When you choose us, you’re not just choosing a service; you’re choosing a team that’s committed to walking with you every step of the way on your path to healing from depression. Your well-being is our top priority, and we’re here to make your journey a little brighter.
Compassion as Our Cornerstone

At Inland Empire Behavioral Group, we understand that depression isn't just a diagnosis; it's a deeply personal experience. Our team approaches every individual with compassion, empathy, and the genuine desire to make a positive difference in their lives.

Personalized Care

No two individuals experience depression in exactly the same way, which is why we believe in tailored solutions. Our services are crafted to meet your unique needs, ensuring that you receive the care and attention you deserve.

Evidence-Based Approaches

We're not just here to listen; we're here to help you take meaningful steps toward recovery. Our team is well-versed in evidence-based interventions, including therapy, medication management, and a combination of both, to address your depression effectively.

A Holistic Perspective

Depression often intertwines with other aspects of mental health, creating a complex web of emotions. Inland Empire Behavioral Group specializes in treating depressive disorders alongside other mood disorders, providing comprehensive care to address all facets of your well-being.

Support Through Every Season

Seasonal depression can be particularly challenging, but our therapists are here to offer guidance and support, helping you navigate even the darkest days and find the light within.

Long-Term Commitment

We're not just focused on symptom management; our goal is to equip you with the tools and strategies for lifelong resilience. Your success isn't just a short-term outcome; it's a journey we're dedicated to supporting in the long run.

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Dr. Reri Uku


Dr. Reri Uku is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC). Her expertise lies in her ability to provide quality, compassionate, and comprehensive mental health
services including medication management to adolescents and adults. Her practice is guided by evidence-based treatment approaches that are tailored to meet individual needs and preferences. Her role is multidimensional, including educator, mental health advocate, and therapist.

As a PMHNP, she has a passion for bringing healing to patients who have traumatic and stressful life experiences.

As an adjunct faculty at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB), she values interdisciplinary education and inter-professional collaboration for a student-centered learning approach to provide safe and effective patient care.

She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Azusa Pacific University in 2018 and her Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from National University in 2019. She graduated from California State University, San Bernardino master’s program with majors in Nurse Education and Advanced Community/Public Health in 2014. She became a registered nurse in 2010 and her background includes experiences in Medical Surgical Nursing, Neurology, Oncology and Psychiatry.

Her interests includes trauma focused care and integration of behavioral health medicine, with a goal to facilitate better outcomes for patients’ with mental health disabilities

Adaobi M Adimorah


Adaobi Adimorah is a highly skilled and professional psychiatrist. Adaobi is significantly contributing to commendable health care services at the  Inland Empire Behavioral Group in Riverside, California. Furthermore, her services at the Brainiac Medical Corporation in Colton, California are also breathtaking. She started her academic career with her Associate degree in Nursing at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital in Newi. Then Adaobi grabbed more excellence with her graduation in Nursing at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. Later on, Adaobi pursued his academic career and got a Doctorate in Nursing from the Psychiatric Mental Health Specialization Center.

Adaobi has retained expertise in diagnosing and treating anxiety, depression, AHD, and numerous other mental disorders. She has a strong belief that the effective implementation of cognitive behavior and enormous mindfulness techniques can foster mental well-being.

Mohammad I Hussain


Mohammad I Hussain is an experienced mental health expert. He has set the records by offering commendable mental health services. Mohammad I Hussain is renowned for his effective strategies against several mental health disorders. Mohammad I Hussain perfectly entered into the medical era by completing the graduation from Walden University. He also obtained an Associate Degree in Nursing from Pasadena City College. His diverse work experience at different medical institutes is the actual representation of his incredible psychiatric skills. Mohammad I Hussain is perfectly familiar with all the effective strategies against varied mental illnesses including ADHD, anxiety, depression, OCD bipolar disorder, etc.

Dr. Carla. MD


Dr. Carla Chambers Hammond, M.D. is a competent psychiatrist.

Dr. Carla is presently serving at the Inland Empire Behavioural Group. She retains the specialization in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Dr.Carla has been extremely proficient from a young age. She completed her schooling at the UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. She acquired excellence in the mental health field by getting a medical degree from New York Medical College. Her psychiatric internship in New York was the main turning point in her medical career. Dr. Carla also obtained various diplomas in the medical profession. As ABAM Diplomat in Addiction Medicine, she turned heads with her exceptional performance. Her therapeutic approach is phenomenal.

Wesley Wong


Welsey Wong is a renowned marriage and family therapist. Wesley is currently providing his exceptional services at the Inland Empire Behavioral Group in Riverside, California. Wesley acquired excellence in both academic and professional fields. After completing his graduation in psychology, he was enrolled for a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at the California School of Professional Psychology in California. Wesley gained immense fame in employing his strategies of Adlerian theory and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Welsey is also serving as the top-notch therapist at the Brainiac Medical Corporation in Colton, California.

Welsey offers incredible services to treat varied mental health disorders. Among them, Bipolar disorder and Schizophrenia are his promising domains. If you are striving for the finest solutions regarding your personal life, you can consult him. What you need to do is simply schedule a call and book your appointment. Wesley’s health care services are significant to direct you towards reliable and permanent mental health resilience. With just a few sessions, you will cherish sound health.

Khadija Hamisi


Dr. Khadija Hamisi is an extremely passionate and experienced mental health expert.

Dr. Hamisi provides astonishing psychiatric services at Inland Empire Behavioral Group in Riverside, California.
She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University San Bernardino. Then to pursue her career, Dr. Khadija obtained a Master’s in nursing and adult psychiatric Mental Health. Brandman University transformed Khadija into an inspiring psychiatrist.

She not only got a doctorate there but also acquired numerous mesmerizing healthcare expertise. Dr Khadija has the finest skills in employing the therapy and medication therapies for patients.