Jena Collins, PMHNP




East Tennessee State University, BSN

Graduate School(s):

Medical University of South Carolina, DNP, PMHNP


Jena Collins has been working with children and families for most of her career, beginning with her work as an occupational therapist treating children with neurodevelopmental and neuromuscular disorders.

She is now a psychiatric nurse practitioner, and feels privileged to help children and families find a path toward wholeness and healing.

When she’s not working, Jena enjoys spending time with her husband and five children. She can usually be found gardening, playing the piano, or listening to jazz.

Clinical Interests:

  • Caregiver health
  • Collaborative Care
  • Early Intervention in Mental Health Care

Community Involvement and Memberships:

American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Contact Info:



CHKD Main Hospital
601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518