Nicole is a Certified Addiction Counselor with nearly 30 years of experience treating people with alcohol use disorders. She holds a Master of Science degree in Education and is currently obtaining a second Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health. A former teacher, Nicole specializes in trauma-informed care as well as in working with adolescents and the LGBTQ community. In her clinical sessions at Mountainside, she applies her knowledge of substance use disorders, family systems theory, and a variety of therapeutic techniques to help her clients obtain the best possible care. When she is not working, Nicole enjoys spending time with her two children, exercising, and finding respite in nature.