And then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
– Anais Nin
Nikki has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling and Psychotherapy with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Adler Graduate School. She has more than 10 years of experience working in treatment centers and various mental health settings. Her current clinical experience specializes in working with women and girls with eating disorders, addictions, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, and other life stressors. Nikki believes it is essential to treat the whole person – mind, body, and spirit. She uses an integrative approach to therapy, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), mindfulness-based, and solution-focused among other evidence-based techniques. Nikki offers a non-judgmental alignment with her clients and models authenticity by sharing her past experiences with eating disorders and addictions. She believes that healing and recovery from eating disorders and addictions is possible for everyone and desires for her clients to experience true freedom and fulfillment in their lives.