Mary Nwosuocha, MD

Dr. Nwosuocha

Dr. Nwosuocha is a board-certified Psychiatrist in New York City who has a special focus in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. She has a passion for working with LGBT and GSRM (gender, sexual, and romantic minority) communities and immigrant communities (especially West African).

Dr. Nwosuocha has a very patient-centered approach to mental health treatment. She strongly believes in understanding a patient as a whole person before making treatment or medication recommendations. Oftentimes, she will recommend lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise, and she also at times works on deprescribing or consolidating complex medication regimens.

Dr. Nwosuocha attended undergraduate at Northwestern University where she majored in Comparative Literary Studies with a focus on Gender Studies and pursued a career in fashion. Later, she attended Columbia University’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program after she decided to change careers and pursue medicine. She attended medical school at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai where she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She also completed her residency at Mount Sinai, where she was awarded the Frieda S. Plotkin Prize for her work in psychotherapy. Dr. Nwosuocha completed a clinical fellowship in reproductive psychiatry, where she developed skills in perinatal medication management of depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, and psychosis. She also gained experience in dyadic therapy, a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the attachment between parent and baby. Dr. Nwosuocha is also skilled in psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and group psychodynamic therapy. She also has an interest in sex therapy and medication management of sexual dysfunction.