Karen Cullen

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Raleigh, NC | Telehealth


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About Karen Cullen, PMHNP-BC

Karen is passionate about providing a welcoming and empathetic atmosphere for her patients. She helps children, adolescents, adults, and seniors and believes that all individuals can reach a place of emotional wellness. Karen's holistic and evidence-based approach uses medication management, psychotherapy, and non-pharmaceutical resources.

Education & Certifications

– Post-Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner (PGC) – Shenandoah University
– Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) – University of Michigan
– Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) – University of Michigan

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Addiction disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Bariatric assessment for surgery
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Co-occurring conditions
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Conduct/Disruptive disorders
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Gender-affirming mental health care
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Men's mental health
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic attacks/Disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Phobias
  • Postpartum mental health
  • Psychiatry consultation
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Same-day initial evaluations
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual disorders
  • Sleep problems
  • Stress/Stress management
  • Trauma/PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Women's mental health

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna NC
  • Cigna NC
  • Magellan NC
  • Medcost NC
  • UBH NC
  • Humana NC
  • Behavioral Health Systems NC
  • EHN Multistate NC

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May 26, 2022

Very friendly, patient and understanding.


May 26, 2022

Its been very helpful to me in getting me back on track feeling balanced.


May 26, 2022

We love her!


October 6, 2021

Easy to talk to. Listened to my opinions on my medication doses


September 23, 2021

Listens very well. I am very happy with Karen and how she was very attentive and understanding. So far Karen Cullen is the best I have had so far. I hope she will be my psychiatrist for as long as she can be. Had a really excellent appointment with her. Made me so hopeful for my mental health future.


September 8, 2021

She listens to me and reviews what has already been tried and what is left to try. Then gives me the choice of how I want to proceed.


September 1, 2021

A very realistic approach to individual mental health. That's not something one learns from a textbook.


August 24, 2021

I love working with Karen. She genuinely cares and is the best provider of this nature that I have ever had. I feel I can be more open with her and she truly belongs to me! Love Karen and this platform


August 18, 2021

Dr. Cullen is great very easy to talk to and is obviously very knowledgeable. It was a great experience talking to her and discussing my concerns and creating a plan moving forward.


August 17, 2021

I feel like my provider truly understands me.


August 16, 2021

I've been seeing doctor Cullen for over a year now and everything's great. All of my visits with her are really great, leaves me feeling really good


August 13, 2021

she s amazing all the way around


August 11, 2021

Karen Cullen has been very helpful in through a very busy and stressful year. Very grateful for her help.


August 11, 2021

All my sessions with Karen are great she gives me great advice


August 9, 2021

Dr. Cullen goes above and beyond and I can t thank her enough.


July 28, 2021

She just listened to me and was not quick to dismiss me.


July 26, 2021

I am pleased with Karen Cullen and have suggested Mind Path to others.


July 23, 2021

I appreciate Karen and what she is helping my me sort out. Thank You


July 22, 2021

I asked Dr. Cullen what I should tell my brother who s ill, and she said just tell him you love him . You can t imagine just how true that is!!!


July 15, 2021

She truly listened to me and we made medication decisions together.


July 9, 2021

I just felt so good because I finally feel like someone was listening to me and not just waiting for me to be done talking, felt understood and not judged which was really nice


July 2, 2021

Karen is very patient and helpful.


July 2, 2021

All of the providers have been phenomenal. Mindpath must have an excellent hiring program in place.


July 1, 2021

Ms. Cullen is an Angel & Godsend in my life for Sure!=She's listened and actually heard me I feel after I was really ready to throw in the towel trusting ant mental Healthcare Professional!


June 30, 2021

Karen is just very pleasant. Easy to talk to.


June 28, 2021

Karen is very personable and seems to really care.


June 25, 2021

Appointment was very easy and straightforward.


June 17, 2021

Karen is great!


June 17, 2021

Karen Cullen takes time to listen, is willing to work with me and lets me participate in my care plan.


June 14, 2021

Any appt. I have with Karen Cullen is a highlight!


June 11, 2021

She s patient and understanding. Also right on time.


June 9, 2021

A very kind provider who got my situation under control quickly


June 7, 2021

The ease, compassion and level of professionalism with Karen is unparalleled!


May 25, 2021

She listens and helps


May 24, 2021

She is amazing at her job and cares about her patients. Best healthcare provider I have ever had hands down!


May 21, 2021

Karen seems genuinely concerned about my issues and listens to what is being said, and offers suggestions to help. Highly recommended!


May 18, 2021

Dr. Cullen, really listens to me, she has worked with me to get my medicine to what I need to be taken! She is wonderful


May 18, 2021

She gave me options on how to proceed to allow me to have some control of my treatment


May 12, 2021

It was all excellent!


May 11, 2021

I really like Dr. Cullen.


April 30, 2021

For the first time in years I feel like my medication is being accurately regulated! Karen is a dream come true. For many years I ve complained about not feeling like my medication was working as effectively as possible. In less than 6 months she has gotten me on the correct medication and made a drastic change in my ability to cope and deal with everyday circumstances!


April 29, 2021

Karen knows what s she is doing. I love my doctor, her voice is so comforting.


April 28, 2021

She helps me feel totally comfortable and easy to talk with. I can open up with my feelings.


April 26, 2021

Dr. Cullen is top-notch. She really cares about her patients.


April 24, 2021

My son really bonded with Dr. Cullen. This has never happened before. He s really coming out of his shell.


April 20, 2021

Karen Cullen is thoughtful and highly professional. I always feel so confident in her opinions!


April 19, 2021

I like the patience and time taken to listen to everything that needed to be explained without rushing the appointment just to get done faster


April 19, 2021

She s always compassionate and easy to talk to. I ve only had good experiences with MindPath! Thank you!


April 16, 2021

She takes the time to connect and to understand what s going on.


April 16, 2021

Karen Cullen is so amazing and helpful. She is always available when needed and she really has helped me.


April 9, 2021

She is very kind, compassionate, and easy to talk to.


April 8, 2021

Karen Cullen is great!! She really cares & is very easy to talk to and wants to help me get my anxiety under control!


April 7, 2021

She makes herself available


April 6, 2021

Very easy to talk to!


April 5, 2021

Karen Cullen PMHNP-BC is exemplary. Through, thoughtful, knowledgeable, and kind.


April 25, 2020

Dr. Cullen was very helpful and approachable. I was nervous with my appointment but she made me feel at ease. She was great at guiding the communication with questions and I felt like she really listened to my responses.


March 20, 2020

Very friendly and professional. I had a wonderful first experience


March 19, 2020