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Amanda Twait Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner

Amanda Twait, MSN, PMHNP-BC is an Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Amanda received her BSN from St. Joseph College of Nursing (Joliet) in 1994 and her MSN from Rush University (Chicago) in 2008. Amanda has specialized in psychiatric nursing since 1994.

Amanda is Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She specializes in seeing patients age 18 and older. She is certified and licensed to diagnose and treat (including prescribing medication) to individuals with mental health disorders.

Amanda sees patients at several skilled nursing facilities and the Fox Bend Counseling office. She is a strong proponent of referring individuals for psychotherapy, if necessary, in combination with medication management.

Amanda's clinical interests include the following:                                        

  • Adults (18 and older)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (in adults)
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety / Panic Attacks / Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression                                                                               
  • Developmental Disorders (in adults)
  • Geriatrics
  • Insomnia / Sleep Issues
  • Schizophrenia / Schizoaffective Disorder    

Insurances Accepted:

Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

Illinois Health Partners

Cigna

Compsych

Value Options/Beacon

Magellan

Please contact your insurance company directly to verify coverage for new patients seeing their health providers.