Edgerton Hospital adds Mental Health Services

Edgerton Hospital and Health Services is pleased to expand access to mental health services with the addition of a new psychiatric nurse practitioner. Beginning on Monday, January 9, 2023, Rebecca Beese, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC will see patients at the hospital’s Milton Clinic location, 831 Arthur Drive, Milton. The appointment line will open on Monday, December 12th, 608-868-3526. No referral is needed.

Dr. Beese provides excellent patient-centered care using a wide variety of integrated healing methods including medications, supplements, supportive therapy, psychoeducation, environmental modifications, mindfulness, yoga, and Reiki. She primarily works with patients who are experiencing the following conditions:

  • ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Trauma

With the ever-increasing need for mental health services, Dr. Beese says that she’s happy to offer her care locally. “When I’m caring for my patients, it’s always my priority to ensure that each individual feels seen, heard, and valued. I spend time not only treating chemical imbalances, but also closely evaluating my patients’ lifestyles, relationships, and environments, using a holistic mind-body-spirit approach. Together, we create a plan to help them live their best lives,” said Dr. Beese.

Edgerton Hospital CEO, Marc Augsburger, MBA, BSN, says that Dr. Beese will be answering a need that the community so desperately has. “The hospital’s Community Health Needs Assessment tells us that mental health is a growing concern locally. It’s been our goal to directly address this need, and we are delighted to be adding Rebecca Beese as our new psychiatric nurse practitioner. Her expertise in mental health will surely benefit many,” said Augsburger.   

Rebecca Beese, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She holds her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Minnesota, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin, and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Beese has 16 years of direct nursing experience at organizations including St. Mary’s Hospital and University of Colorado Hospital. She held the role of Clinical Instructor at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State University Mankato, where she specifically focused on psych/mental health. For the past five years, Dr. Beese has been an Integrative Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at PrairieCare in Chaska, MN. In addition to her clinical experience, Dr. Beese is also a certified Yoga instructor and a Reiki Master. Her trained therapy dog, Finnigan, joins her at almost all patient appointments.

Individuals interested in scheduling an appointment with Rebecca Beese, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC should call 608-868-3526.