Biography

Naiga Dohnji, NP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
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Dr. Naiga Dohnji, DNP, MSN, FNP, PMHNP-BC, BSN, ASN, is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who is licensed in both the states of Texas and Colorado. She is qualified and experienced in treating patients with psychiatric disorders across their lifespans.

Over the course of twenty-three years of Nursing practice, she had the privilege of working in many practice areas, from hospitals to Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, and outpatient clinics. Dr. Dohnji enjoys working with a variety of age groups. Some of her practice specialties include (but are not limited to) ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, and Schizophrenia.

Dr. Dohnji began her Nursing career in England, after losing a childhood friend with Mental illness which sparked up her passion to become a Mental health provider. She then decided to continue her education and received her Diploma in Nursing in 1998 in England. Dr. Dohnji also decided to spend time helping underprivileged people with their mental and emotional problems. She realized this was her passion.

She received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Walden University in 2020, Master of Science in Nursing at Mountain State University in 2011; a Post-Master’s degree in Nursing at Rivier University in 2018; a bachelor’s degree in Mountain State university in 2008; and an Associate Degree in Nursing from Marymount University in 2000.

Dr. Dohnji is passionate about providing quality, compassionate, and comprehensive mental health services as she possesses a strong clinical skill enhanced by her natural ability to build rapport with patients and families. She uses evidence-based guidelines blended with clinical experience, personal observation, and intuition. As a PMHNP, her role is multifaceted, including educator, mental health advocate, therapist, and scientist.

With her Doctorate in Nursing Practice, Dr. Dohnji values interdisciplinary clinical practice and inter-professional collaboration for a whole person, patient-centered approach to health and healthcare. She will always advocate for innovations in healthcare with special interests in the integration of behavioral medicine, and suicide prevention.

Her hobbies include shopping, cooking, listening to Gospel music, traveling. “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shake together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For, with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” (Luke 6:32) It is in giving that we truly receive!

Qualifications

Education & Training

Rivier University

Dr. Dohnji completed her Post-Master’s degree in Nursing at Rivier University

Walden University

Dr. Dohnji earned her Doctorate degree in Nursing Practice at Walden University

Mountain State University

Dr. Dohnji received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Mountain State University

Mountain State University

Dr. Dohnji received her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Mountain State University

Marymount University

Dr. Dohnji received her Associate’s degree in Nursing from Marymount University