Melissa Sautter, DNP, PMHNP

Melissa Sautter has been working in mental health for over 13 years. She is passionate about improving mental health at the individual, family and community levels. Her special areas of interest include anxiety, depression, PTSD and autism spectrum disorders.

Dr. Sautter is a certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurse Credentialing Center. She has received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2019, Masters of Science in Nursing in 2011 from University of Illinois at Chicago, and Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2006.


Melissa received a 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader Award in 2019. 


Areas of Focus

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Depression and Anxiety

Thorough evaluation and ongoing treatment to help manage symptoms at each stage of the process.


Counseling on managing stress following a traumatic event and providing help for stress reactions.