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Experienced Mental Health Care Professionals 

At Larson Mental Health, we’ve assembled a talented team of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners in Colorado (PMHNPs) who are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat those with mental health conditions. By working closely with patients to prevent, identify, and manage symptoms of various mental health conditions, our team can help improve your quality of life and your long-term mental wellness. And with offices across the state, we have many highly trained and qualified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners in Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, and Highlands Ranch to support your mental health goals. 

Our PMHNPs are experts in psychopharmacology, which means we possess an in-depth knowledge of all psychiatric medications, how each one affects brain chemistry, and how to effectively prescribe them for optimal outcomes. If you’re looking for ways to mitigate your symptoms and improve your mental health, our talented team can help. 

Charles Berndt, PMHNP-BC, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner in Boulder, Colorado

(Preferred pronouns: He/him/his) 

*Charles sees patients 8 and up and is available at our Boulder clinic.

Charles is a licensed, board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Boulder. He sees clients across the lifespan and has experience diagnosing and treating a wide range of psychiatric illnesses including depression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Charles has been working in the mental health field for over 7 years. He started his career in mental health as a Psychiatric Nurse’s Assistant in a state-run psychiatric hospital in Austin, TX. While there, Charles quickly discovered his passion for mental health and became a Registered Nurse at another psychiatric hospital in Austin, TX. Charles earned his Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin in 2022. 

Charles believes in providing individualized, evidence-based, client-centered mental health care. He meets his clients wherever they are with their mental health and works with them to help achieve their needs and goals. Charles believes in reducing the stigma surrounding mental health care and views himself as both a provider of mental health services and an advocate for mental health awareness. 

When he is away from the office, Charles enjoys spending time with his partner and their dog. Charles loves the outdoors, and has a passion for skiing, rock climbing, hiking, traveling, and playing and watching soccer. 


  • Masters of Science in Nursing—PMHNP, 2022  
  • Southwestern University – Bachelor of Science in Psychology, 2016 


  • Colorado