Nicole is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor (CAADC), specializing in chemical dependency as well as process addictions including but not limited to sex and pornography addiction. She is trained and is certified Dr. Patrick Carnes and his Colleagues at The International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals.
Nicole has worked with parents and children involved in the foster care system, with domestic violence, child abuse, sexual abuse and is a trauma informed therapist; utilizing experiential therapy, sandtray, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR and other skills.
As a yoga practitioner and yoga teacher apprentice, Nicole approaches treatment from the perspective of mind, body and spirit balance. Nicole believes that recovery, whether from addiction, trauma or anything else requires we see and tend to our whole self in a loving way that most maximizes our potential.
Nicole is a clinical member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. and the National Association of Forensic Counselors
Nicole is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Michigan Chapter of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.