Erin Richardson, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, is an advanced practice nurse at UT Health Austin and a health professional specialist in the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She specializes in providing psychiatric care, including medication management and psychotherapy, during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
Richardson earned her Master of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her clinical training in reproductive psychiatry at the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders.
Clinically, Richardson is interested in the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and the integration of medication management and psychotherapy in patient care. She has been an active member of research study teams investigating the biological basis of postpartum depression and perimenopausal depression. She is a member of Postpartum Support International and the Marcé Society of North America.
Marcé Society Member
Marcé of North America (MONA)
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
Postpartum Support International (PSI)
North Carolina Chapter of PSI
George Livas Award for Most Outstanding Nursing Student
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014
Gillian T. Cell Senior Thesis Research Award
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013