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Your Mental Health is Essential Too
My goal is to help my clients live their best life and to
understand their diagnosis, through recommended
therapy and medication management

Essential Mental Healthcare, PLLC

Mental Health located in Chandler, AZ and Boise, ID

Televideo Consultation
Welcome to 
Complimentary Consultation
We understand that finding the right mental health support is an important decision. To help you determine if our services are the right fit for you, we are pleased to offer a complimentary 15-20 minute consultation. To schedule your free consultation, please click the "Book Online" link and choose "Free Televideo Consultation".
Meet Your Provider
Dr. Frances Spink, DNP, MSN, MBA, PMHNP-BC
Dr. Spink is a doctorally prepared Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of healthcare experience. She has worked in several specialties; however, psychiatry is her passion. Her philosophy as a provider is to work with each client to achieve mental health stability. She is non-judgmental, honest, and empathetic. Her goal through her practice is to help her clients live their best life and to understand their diagnosis, through recommended therapy and medication management. 
Dr. Spink obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in 2024 from Capella University. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) as well as a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). She graduated with honors from Walden University. She is part of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Her previous healthcare experience as a Registered Nurse and then as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse includes working with children and adults (ages 9 years and up) in both hospital and outpatient private settings.
Individual Therapy
Talk therapy is a way of getting to the root of problems. Therapy involves support for your darkest moments while challenging your thoughts and behaviors to find new meaning and connection. This process leads to change and more importantly, a hope for a better tomorrow.
Conditions Treated
Frances treats disorders which include ADHD, anxiety, depression, panic attack, PTSD, insomnia, OCD, mood disorders, personality disorders, Bipolar, schizophrenia, eating disorders, dissociative disorders, phobias and manias. 
Medicine Management
From herbal supplements to prescription medications Frances offers holistic treatment paired with a thorough discussion of risks, benefits, and alternatives for your mental wellness.
We currently accept the following insurances plans . We are in the process of accepting other insurance plans. We accept private pay (cash pay). We also offer sliding scale discounts and superbill. 
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Chandler, Arizona
- Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Cigna
- United Healthcare
- Optum
- Medicare
- Oscar
- United Medical Record (UMR)
- Meritain Health
- Ameriben

Boise, Idaho
- Aetna
- Medicare
- Cigna - Blue Cross of Idaho

Affiliated Groups

In-Person & Telepsychiatry
For your convenience, we offer both In-Person and Televideo appointments. In-Person appointments are held at our Chandler office located at 793 N Alma School Rd., Suite #5, Chandler, AZ 85224 or the Boise office located at 9482 W. Fairview Avenue, Boise, ID 83704.
For Televideo appointments we see patients via an easy to use HIPAA compliant platform for all telepsychiatry visits. This is a secure method that our patients have embraced. This allows our patients to follow up with their provider from wherever they may be located. This convenience makes it easy to maintain a busy lifestyle and stay focused on mental health. Hard to get time off from work? Can't find a babysitter? Don't want to fight traffic? Just don't want to go out? Online appointments are your answer. Frances treats patients ages 9 and up.
What Clients Are Saying


Frances is amazing. She is professional and makes you feel like you are important and that she cares! Seeking out help isn't easy for me, but Frances made me feel comfortable and at ease. I highly recommend her and her establishment.

Mercedes R.

Frances is one of the most compassionate, community minded, solution focused individuals I have ever had the privilege to work with.

Her vast depth of knowledge, insight, and dedication to serve are second to none!

Highly Recommend!

Matthew L.

It has been really hard to find a provider that is available on the weekends. Usually people work M-F, and seeing someone on the weekend is awesome. Thank you Frances for being available when I needed a Saturday appointment. Way to break the mold and make mental health a priority for people who work during the week.

Ben C.

Frances made me feel so comfortable and at ease. It’s difficult to find someone who is knowledgeable, professional, down-to-earth AND open on the weekends. I cannot recommend her enough!!

Sheryl Maxwell

Frances is an honest, caring individual with a tender heart. She is wise and kind.

Linda C.

The nurse practitioner is very smart and very capable. I highly recommend the services provided here. Five stars were very well earned for this practice!

Brycen W. 

The staff is very caring

Ricardo A.

Dr. Frances’s meticulous approach to treat and manage my conditions are thoughtful and remediating. She screened through my diagnoses/medications from a previous provider and cultivated a safe space to educate me on which medications could be weaned off as it may not serve beneficially long-term. Dr. Frances is transparent about her approach of medication management and her intentions to ensure that not only am I treated but continually improving along the way has made it easy to recommend her as a provider to anyone who is seeking mental health care. Thank you Dr. Frances for your ongoing care!