Meet The Team

Lindsey Teten 


Pam Bennett


Jessica Eckhardt



Lindsey Teten, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). Lindsey initially received her Bachelors of Art from University of Nebraska - Lincoln in 2009 and went on to earn her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2012. Driven by her desire to continue her education and recognizing the need for psychiatric care in southeast Nebraska, Lindsey went on to pursue a career as a PMHNP-BC and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2014 with her Master of Science in Nursing. She has made it her mission to expand timely, high-quality access to mental health care to those that have made the decision to seek help.

Lindsey has served the mental health community for over 10 years in various capacities. During her undergraduate education she worked at various substance abuse/mental health facilities in Lincoln and Omaha. She began her career as a PMHNP-BC at CenterPointe in Lincoln, NE, before transitioning into private practice in 2015. She opened Arbor Psychiatric and Wellness Center in Nebraska City, NE, in December 2017 in effort to meet the growing demand for quality psychiatric care in southeast Nebraska. 

Lindsey enjoys spending time with her husband, daughters and family. She calls beautiful Otoe County, NE, her home and is always looking for an opportunity to give back to the communities she serves.


Pam Bennett, LIMHP, LCSW is a licensed independent mental health practitioner (LIMHP) and licensed clinical social worker (LCSW).  Pam earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Sociology from Peru State College and went on to earn her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1993.


Pam has served the surrounding communities in a mental health capacity for more than 30 years. In addition to working with individuals, couples and groups to help improve mental health issues, Pam has taught psychology, sociology and social work classes at Peru State College for the past 20 years and continues doing so. She joined Lindsey Teten, APRN at Arbor Psychiatric & Wellness Center in February of 2018 where she continues to work with individuals, couples, and groups in helping to develop and improve all-around mental health well being. She achieves this with both in person sessions and teletherapy.

In her free time Pam enjoys all kinds of activities, but most especially spending time with friends and family. She likes to travel and also enjoys working on home improvement projects. Pam is always looking for ways to give back to her community and has spent many years in volunteer capacities.


Jessica Eckhardt, LIMHP, is a licensed independent mental health practitioner. Jessica received a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Legal Studies as well as a Master’s of Arts in Education Degree in Community Mental Health Counseling from Chadron State College in Chadron Nebraska.


She has 8 years of experience in human services and the non-profit field including crisis counseling, outpatient counseling, outreach to the homeless and working poor, and international volunteering. Jessica joined Arbor Psychiatric & Wellness Center in March of 2021 where she provides both in person sessions and teletherapy for individuals and couples.


On her days off, you can find Jessica enjoying a good cup of coffee while reading on her creaky porch swing. Otherwise, she’s refurbishing furniture or attempting to learn the piano. Jessica enjoys campfire breakfasts, walks down gravel roads and being competitive during family game night.