Lynn M. Wheeler
Board certified Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner | APN, PMHNP-BC
For 30 years Lynn has worked in psychiatry, primarily in direct patient care but also in nursing administration, beginning as a registered nurse and later as an advanced practice nurse. She has worked in the Rockford area through the years providing mental health care across the lifespan in multiple clinical settings: inpatient, outpatient, residential substance abuse treatment, and private practice.
Lynn embraces a comprehensive partner-with-patients approach to health care with an emphasis on health promotion and risk prevention. She incorporates evidence-based practice with a holistic bio-psycho-social-spiritual-cultural approach to clinical management.
In her free time Lynn enjoys being with her family, special friends and her menagerie of pets. She also enjoys traveling with her husband, especially cross country motorcycle touring on their Harley Davidson.