New Beginnings Mental Health
Dr. Kristen (Kris) Vandenberg
PMHNP- BC, FNP, DNP
Dr. Vandenberg has over 25 years of experience in mental health treatment. As a board certified advanced nurse practitioner with a clinical doctorate, Dr. Vandenberg has extensive training providing psychiatric medication management for all ages.
With a background in both family practice and psychiatric mental health, Dr. Vandenberg recognizes the importance of treating the whole person, mind and body. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia and her Masters of Science in Nursing Education from Mercer University. Dr. Vandenberg went on to receive her post Masters of Science as a family nurse practitioner (FNP), psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) at the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Vandenberg has practiced in a variety of psychiatric, integrated care and academic settings. Her research interests include integrative care , binge eating disorder and non suicidal self injury across the lifespan.