Adam Carter, PMHNP, is a board-certified family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner at Spero Psychiatry and Counseling, providing complete psychiatric care to people of all ages in Gilbert, Arizona, and throughout Maricopa County.
Dr. Carter was born and raised in Maine. He began his professional pursuits at Utah State University in Logan, earning a bachelor’s degree in sociology. After graduation, Dr. Carter returned home and earned a second bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Maine in Fort Kent.
After working as a nurse for many years he returned to school at Arizona State University in Tempe and completed his Doctor of Nursing Practice, graduating summa cum laude with a focus on family psychiatric mental health.
Dr. Carter co-founded Spero Psychiatry and Counseling in 2020. He diagnoses and treats most behavioral disorders but is particularly interested in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety.
Dr. Carter takes a personalized and patient-centered approach to treatment. He develops care plans that combine counseling, medication management, and healthy lifestyle changes to relieve uncomfortable symptoms and improve the quality of life.
Outside of work, Dr. Carter enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He welcomes anyone seeking improved mental health to Spero Psychiatry and Counseling today.