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Empower Counseling
1790 32nd Ave S
Ste 1
Fargo, ND 58103

Nicolette is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in North Dakota and Minnesota, and a Licensed Addiction Counselor in both states as well (LAC/LADC). She has a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, with an emphasis on trauma. Nicolette is passionate about partnering with individuals where they are at to help them reach their goals. She holds the perspective that the client is always the expert in determining their goals and values. As a therapist she will create a safe space and strong relationship to support the client in their pursuit of growth, recovery, and wellness.

Nicolette has experience working with adolescents and adults. She embraces people of all backgrounds and strives to enhance therapy by remaining culturally competent and sensitive. She can address a variety of concerns to include trauma and stress, substance use, mood disorders, thought disorders, anxiety, and other mental/emotional concerns. She has experience working with individuals to address a variety of family concerns to include adoption, foster or kinship care. She is trained in EMDR, TFCBT, MI, EFT, group therapy approaches, and utilizes harm reduction. Her therapy approach is non-judgmental, warm, and individualized to each client. She enjoys incorporating humor and creative approaches in her sessions.

Additional Information

Service Location: Office Based; In-Home; Telehealth

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Focus:
Young Children (3-6)
Elementary Age (7-12)
Teen (13-18)
Young Adult (Adopted person 19-25)
Adult (Adoptee)
Adult (Adoptive Parent – Individual)
Parent Coaching
Birth/First Parent/Family Work

Areas of Practice Strength:
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Mood Disorder
Psychotic Disorder
Personality Disorders
Childhood Depression
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Substance Use Disorder
Self-Harming Behavior
Substance Use
Suicidal Concerns
Juvenile Justice Involvement
Parent Coaching
Domestic Violence
High Conflict Families
Early Traumatic Experiences
Sexual Abuse (Victim)

Treatment Modalities:
Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Eye Movement Desensitization/Reprocessing (EMDR)
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
Rule 25 Assessment 

added Summer 2021
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