Karalee Labreche

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Karalee LaBreche received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the University of Minnesota in 2007. She currently works as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) full-time with the inpatient psychiatric service at Allina Health – Abbott Northwestern Hospital and PrairieCare Medical Group outpatient clinic in Woodbury, MN. Dr. LaBreche began as a part-time contributing faculty member at Walden in the School of Nursing in April 2018. Professionally, Dr. LaBreche has community, hospital, and forensic experience in mental health care with adolescents and adults over the last 25 years. Currently, she is certified as an Adult Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Adult Psych Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist through American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has her RN, PHN, and APRN (both CNP and CNS) licenses through the State Of Minnesota.

Courses Taught

NURS 6640 - Psychotherapy Individual

NURS 6650 - Psychotherapy Groups and Family


BSN, University of Minnesota

MS, University of Minnesota

DNP, University of Minnesota

Public Service

Minnesota CIT, Guest Speaker - Twin Cities

Barbara Snyder CIT, Guest Speaker - Twin Cities

Awards / Honors

Leader in Nursing , American Health Board, 2017

Clinical Practice Award, International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses, 2008