In her role at Pasadena Villa, Nicole brings a passionate, empathetic, and motivated attitude that will benefit our clients on their road to recovery. While working in foster care providing trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Nicole gained a passion for serving and advocating for individuals struggling with grief and loss. She has used a variety of treatment modalities for individuals in highly unstable life situation. Nicole has experience working in inpatient psychiatric care, focusing on Autism Spectrum utilizing the TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and Communication related handicapped Children) model. While trauma informed care, grief and loss and spectrum disorders are her specialties; she also has experience working with anger management, mood instability, behavioral disorders, thought disorders, and co-occurring disorders in children, adults, married couples, and the geriatric population. Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lee University, and her master’s in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College.
Location: Smoky Mountain Lodge