Celeste Gunning, is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from Our Lady of the Lake College (Baton Rouge, LA), Master of Science in Nursing from Loyola University (New Orleans, LA), and Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certification in Family Psychiatric Mental Health from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Celeste is board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2019. She has practiced nursing since 2009. Celeste also possesses a Master of Arts in Teaching from Xavier University (New Orleans, LA).
She practiced as a registered nurse (RN) for 10 years in various medical settings prior to becoming a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
Celeste is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurse Association (APNA), American Nurse Association (ANA) and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Celeste believes in a holistic approach to mental health taking into account all aspects encompassing and surrounding an individual affect their mental health. Celeste enjoys spending time with those dear to her heart and participating in activities to educate, empower, and elevate.
University of South Alabama - Mobile, AL
- American Nurses Credentialing Center