Janet Larson, APRN, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner for Riverwood, Janet Larson assesses, diagnoses, and treats individuals with behavioral health disorders.  She also manages psychotropic medication as needed while promoting mental well-being for patients. In addition to seeing patients at Riverwood’s three clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor, she works as a psychiatric hospitalist to manage acute psychiatric emergencies at Fairview hospital. She earned her PhD degree in Nursing Education with a focus on addiction issues from the University of North Dakota where she conducted research on the psychiatric residual effects of methamphetamine use.

Educational Institutions

  • PhD in Nursing, University of North Dakota
  • MS in Nursing, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth
  • BA in Nursing, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth


  • Behavioral Health