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Bipolar Disorder

Life with bipolar disorder can be a rollercoaster ride, with its ups and downs often leaving you feeling like you’re on a wild adventure. At Inland Empire Behavioral Group, we understand that every twist and turn of this journey is unique. That’s why we’re here to help you navigate the complexities of bipolar disorder with a personalized approach that respects your individual experiences and challenges.
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Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, often referred to as manic-depressive illness, is a mental health condition characterized by extreme mood swings. These mood shifts range from manic episodes, marked by heightened energy and euphoria, to depressive episodes, where you might feel overwhelmed by sadness and lethargy. Finding equilibrium amidst these mood swings is our shared goal. Here are key factors contributing to bipolar disorder.

Signs That It's Time to Seek Help for Bipolar Disorder

If you or someone you know is experiencing any of the following signs, it’s important to reach out to a mental health professional for evaluation and support:

Extreme Mood Swings

Frequent and intense shifts between manic and depressive episodes.

Sleep Disturbances

Disruptions in sleep patterns, including insomnia and excessive sleep.

Impaired Judgment

Risky behaviors and poor decision-making during manic phases.

Loss of Interest

Decline in interest or enjoyment of once-loved activities.

Fatigue and Low Energy

Persistent lethargy and lack of motivation during depressive episodes.

Concentration Problems

Difficulty focusing and making decisions during both manic and depressive phases.

Irritability

Increased irritability, agitation, or anger during mood swings.

Thoughts of Self-Harm

Suicidal thoughts or self-harming behaviors that require immediate professional help.

Our Approach to Bipolar Disorder

Comprehensive Assessment

Your journey begins with a thorough assessment to understand the unique nuances of your Bipolar disorder. We recognize that no two individuals experience it in the same way, and this assessment sets the foundation for your tailored treatment plan.

Personalized Treatment

We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. Your treatment plan is carefully crafted to address your specific needs and preferences. Whether it involves therapy, medication, or a combination of both, our approach centers on what works best for you.

Medication Management

For many individuals with bipolar disorder, medication can play a crucial role in Our team of experienced professionals specializes in finding the right bipolar depression medication and managing it effectively to minimize side effects and get the optimized mental health outcomes.

Therapeutic Support

Therapy is an essential part of managing bipolar disorder. Our therapists are skilled in evidence-based approaches to help you navigate the emotional challenges that can accompany this condition, providing you with valuable coping strategies and support.

Relapse Prevention

Bipolar disorder is a lifelong journey, and relapses can occur. We equip you with tools and strategies to recognize early warning signs, preventing the extremes of mood swings and promoting stability.

Holistic Approach

We understand that mental health is intricately connected to physical and emotional well-being. Our holistic approach takes into account your overall health, helping you find balance in all aspects of life.

Why Choose Inland Empire Behavioral Group?

Inland Empire Behavioral Group is your trusted partner in the journey of treating bipolar disorder, and here’s why we stand out as the ideal choice:
When you choose Inland Empire Behavioral Group for treating bipolar disorder, you’re choosing dedicated professionals committed to your well-being. Our expertise, personalized approach, and unwavering support set us apart as a trusted provider for individuals on their path to managing and thriving with bipolar disorder. Your journey to stability and a fulfilling life begins with us.
Specialized Expertise

We specialize in bipolar disorder treatment with a team of experienced professionals who deeply understand the condition.

Comprehensive Care

Our approach covers all aspects of bipolar disorder, including medication management, therapy, and holistic well-being.

Personalized Treatment

Your care plan is tailored to your unique needs and challenges, ensuring individualized support.

Experienced Team

Our team comprises licensed experts with years of experience in bipolar disorder treatment.

Accessible and Supportive

We offer accessible care, flexible scheduling, and a safe, supportive environment to guide you on your journey to stability and well-being.

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Dr. Reri Uku

PMHNP-BC

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

PMHNP-BC

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

PMHNP-BC

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

Psychiatrist

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

LMFT

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

DNP, PMHNP

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.