Nicole is a Licensed Master Social Worker based in Rochester, New York. Nicole specializes in Trauma-Informed Care, DBT, Grief Counseling, and Christian Counseling. Prior to being in private practice, she worked in chemical dependency and mental health outpatient settings with adults and adolescents.
Nicole is focused on ensuring that her clients see real progress: She takes a holistic approach to help clients get to the genesis of the challenges faced. Nicole believes we cannot control what happens to us, but we can choose to change the things that prevent us from being the people we want to be. As a trauma-informed therapist, Nicole is sensitive to the influence of past experiences and present challenges. She works closely with clients to reframe the narrative of their life in a way that increases self-confidence, self-acceptance and compassion. Nicole's therapeutic approach ranges from Emotions Focused Therapy (EFT) or Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, or Prayer.
The ideal client for Nicole is ready to break free of unhealthy cycles or patterns. Her client is ready to do the work to become the best version of themselves by facing and healing the areas that cause stagnation.
Nicole services the state of New York virtually and provides in-person sessions in Rochester, New York. Her office is located at 250 Mills street, suite 501A, Rochester, NY, 14620.
Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Spirituality & religion - Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Report Writing $125
Record Copying $25
Medical letters/documentation $100
Legal Documentation $100 per hour
Years of Experience: 7 years
Grace & Peace Counseling, CEO/Therapist, 2019 - Present
Rochester Regional, Mental Health Family Therapist, 2018 - 2019
Rochester Regional, Primary Addiction Therapist, 2016 - 2018
American Academy of Grief Counseling, Grief Certified, 2022
U of B, Trauma-informed care, 2020
Roberts Wesleyan College, Masters Degree in Social Work, 2016
Roberts Wesleyan College, BA: Philosophy & World Religion, 2013
Roberts Wesleyan College, BA: Psychology, 2013
New York: 110517
The group will provide a safe and supportive environment. to allow participants to learn how to live with loss. The facilitator will provide education, skills, and a support system.