Nicole, a graduate of New York University, began her career working with young adults and found a passion for the population. Prior to joining The Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Health, Nicole worked in a residential treatment setting in Virginia before transitioning to Turnbridge Programs in New Haven. There she continued her work of addressing co-occuring disorders for both male and female young adults in a long term treatment setting. In this setting Nicole developed a DBT informed IOP curriculum and implemented programmatic changes to increase the positive outcomes of her clients as well as being recognized as Clinician of the Year.
Nicole works with clients individually, in group settings, as well as family systems. Nicole is intensively trained in and utilizes a variety of modalities in her clinical practice including DBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, and trauma informed care; an eclectic approach focused on the individual client and their needs. She prides herself on her balance of truth and tenderness and utilization of the therapeutic relationship for creating change.