Helena L. Richard, MSN, APRN, FPMH, NP-BC

  • Helena Richard
    • Assistant Professor
    • Nicholls State University
    • College of Nursing
    • Thibodaux, LA 70310
    • PHONE:(985)- 549-3772 
    • EMAIL: helena.richard@nicholls.edu


        • M.S.N. University of South Alabama
        • Family Psychiatric and Menthal Health Nurse Practioner, University of South Alabama
        • B.S.N. Nicholls State University
        • A.S. Nicholls State University

        Post Graduate/Specialty Training

        • Psychiatric care to children, adults and geriatrics, Nurse Educator

        Licensure and Board Certifications

        • Advanced Practice RN license as a Family/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Registered Nurse in Louisiana
        • Certified Family Nurse Practioner/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner by ANCC
        • Registered Nurse in Louisiana

        Academic Positions

        • Assistant Professor and Clinical Instructor, Nicholls State University

        Honors & Awards

        • Founder and Director of Patriots of Valor Veteran support group
        • Founder of Beneficence Psychiatric Specialties Treatment Center

        Professional Affiliations

        • Lousiana Association of Nurse Practioners (LANP)
        • American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
        • American Academy of Nurse Practioners (AANP)
        • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing - Xi Zeta Chapter

        Areas of Research Interest

        • PTSD in Military Post War Veterans
        • Holistic therapy and treatment in psychiatric patients
        • Forgiveness