Please welcome Melissa Helgeson to Central Washington Family Medicine as the newest member of the CWFM team, where she will take on the role of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

 

Education:

  • Walden University-Masters in Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner 2019
  • University of Washington-Bachelors in Nursing 2010 

Experience:

  • Clinical rotations at the Behavioral health Center of Idaho Falls, ID 2018-2019
  • Pearl Health Clinic 2018-2019.
  • Acute & residential Psych RN The Behavioral Health Center of Idaho Falls, Id for 8 yrs.
  • Owned own private duty nursing company for 2 years as an RN.
  • 10 years’ experience with working with people with mental disabilities.

Philosophy of Care: Every individual has the right to respect and to be healed. I can help by providing quality mental health care.

Medical Interests: Pediatrics, young adults, and the developmentally disabled populations

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and sons, going on road trips, learning about different cultures, quilting, cycling, and playing board games.