Napatia T. Gettings, MD FAACAP has a wide array of clinical and leadership experience that has solidified her expertise in the field of Psychiatry. She readily proclaims that we are all a product of our collective experiences, biological predispositions, and nurturing process. Dr. Gettings practice within the field of psychiatry includes advocacy, legislative policy, mental health awareness, and patient education.
Dr. Gettings is a married mother of four who currently practices in Orland Park, Illinois. She is the President and Medical Director of The Full Circle Alliance Inc; a private mental health practice which opened its doors in 2014. She has written for both the Southtown Star Newspaper and IPS Mind Matters. Her clinical work has also been noted in a special report on Chicago gun violence featured in Ebony Magazine in August of 2013. In May of 2015 she was elected as the Secretary of the Illinois Psychiatric Society.
Dr. Gettings attended Dartmouth College. After completing freshman year at Dartmouth College she transferred to The University of Chicago as a Biological Sciences major. In 2003, Dr. Gettings obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences and continued on to the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine graduating in 2007 with her Doctorate of Medicine.
Dr. Gettings completed residency training in Adult Psychiatry at The University of Illinois at Chicago in 2010. Dr. Gettings then pursued further specialty training at The University of Illinois Institute of Juvenile Research completing a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2012.
As chief fellow at the institute, Dr. Gettings provided psychiatric care to detained youth at the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center and many children in foster care. She continues to maintain a staff position at Cook County Hospital. She is an active member of The Illinois State Medical Society, The Chicago Medical Society, The American Psychiatric Association, and the American Medical Association. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and holds double board certifications in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
She provides a weekly free public mental health forum conference call entitled Free Yo Mind Friday along with mental health consultations for the public at clarionconscience.co