Cari Betts, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatry & Nurse Practitioner in New Lenox and Hinsdale, IL

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Meet Cari Betts, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatry & Nurse Practitioner


Cari Betts, MSN, PMHNP-BC, is a highly skilled psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and a valued member of the team at Spectrum Behavioral Health. With offices in New Lenox and Hinsdale, Illinois, the practice is equipped to meet the full scope of psychiatric, mental health, and behavioral health needs of these communities. 

Education has always been a guiding force in Cari’s life. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. Cari remains connected to professional organizations that allow her to remain on the cutting edge of advancements in mental health research and practice. 

Cari views her role as a partner in each patient’s unique journey. She takes a holistic approach, one that honors the interplay of physical, mental, cultural, and spiritual health. By evaluating how these influences affect overall well-being, Cari  crafts customized treatment planning that aligns with each individual’s distinct needs. 

Patients enjoy working with Cari because she takes the time to listen to their concerns and get to know them on a deeper layer. Developing a strong professional bond engenders a level of trust that positively affects the therapeutic process. 

Cari works with children and adults, individually and in family or couple settings. She has experience in delivering both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care, always centered on the individual, and always dedicated to improving how patients feel and function.