Psychiatry in Bloomington, Illinois Amy Short, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

License: PMHNP-BC

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in Bloomington, Illinois Amy Short, PMHNP-BC

Amy Short, PMHNP-BC

Amy Short is a dedicated and compassionate board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) in Illinois, with a robust background in nursing leadership and specialized expertise in psychiatric care. Holding an MSN in Nursing Leadership from Chamberlain University and an additional MSN with a focus on PMHNP-BC from Maryville University, Amy combines her leadership skills with advanced psychiatric knowledge to provide comprehensive care.

With a diverse clinical background, Amy has worked as a psych nurse in a hospital setting, honing her skills in addressing the complex mental health needs of individuals. Her experience encompasses a wide range of specialties, including general psychiatric care, alcohol and drug use disorders, children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), eating disorders, personality disorders, and neurodivergence.
Amy’s approach is grounded in a holistic perspective, tailoring treatment plans to the unique and individual needs of each person. She values a person-centered journey, recognizing the importance of collaboration and shared decision-making in achieving optimal mental health outcomes.

In addition to her clinical expertise, Amy has a particular interest in serving diverse populations. She has successfully worked with first responders, understanding the unique challenges they face, and providing support to enhance their mental well-being. Amy is also experienced in addressing the mental health needs of both men and women, recognizing and respecting the nuances of gender-specific care.
Outside of her professional commitments, Amy finds joy in reading, traveling, and exploring national parks. Her diverse interests contribute to a well-rounded perspective that enhances her ability to connect with individuals from various backgrounds.

Amy Short is not just a practitioner; she is a partner on the journey to mental wellness, dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of those she serves.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Choice Provider Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Caterpillar
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Northwestern (NMPN)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Amy Short. You can also call 309-827-2962 to have someone assist you.

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