Kelly Carlson, PhD, PMHNP-BC

Kelly Carlson, PhD, PMHNP-BC

McLean Hospital Title
  • Research Associate, Nursing Department


Kelly Carlson, PhD, PMHNP-BC, started at McLean as a professional development specialist in 2016. Dr. Carlson taught undergraduate and graduate nursing courses before beginning her role at McLean orienting new nursing staff.

Education & Training

  • 1984 Diploma in Nursing, Newton-Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing
  • 2006 BSN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • 2008 MSN, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • 2012 PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • 2009 Wallace and Katie Dean Fellowship Award, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Board Certifications:
  • 1994 Registered Nurse, Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2009 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC), American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 2014 Certified Nurse Practitioner, Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Phone: 617.855.2978
Office Address: Belmont campus - Administration Building, Room 230