Full Name
Mrs. Susan Richardson PMHNP, CCHP
Job Title
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
MCI - Framingham
Speaker Bio
Susan Richardson is certified in both geriatrics and psychiatry by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has worked as a nurse practitioner for the past 28 years. In 2005, she obtained a post Master's certification in psychiatry and has been working in the field ever since. She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including 11 years in community mental health and has dealt with complex patients suffering from chronic mental illness as well as multiple medical comorbidities. Currently she is working at the Massachusetts Correctional Care Institute in Framingham, MA which is the only women's prison in the state. She provides medication management for patients who may be in prison for a short period of time all the way to those who are in prison for natural life. She sees a wide range of psychiatric conditions as well as significant substance abuse.