Nichole L. Harris, LPCC-S has worked exclusively in the helping profession since 1992 when she decided to become a Psychology major while attending The Ohio State University. Nichole has been afforded the opportunity to work with children, adolescents, individuals and families in many different settings such as shelters, residential treatment, hospitals, community mental health and private practice. She enjoys working with individuals to meet them where they are, identify their strengths and utilize those strengths to improve functioning and bring about the change one desires. Nichole as a clinician works from a developmental point of view looking at the individual over the life span working toward resolution of unfinished business.
Nichole’s early career was exclusive to children and adolescents where she had the privilege of working for a national organization in a child/adolescent psychiatric hospital in Kennesaw, Georgia, and a local children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio in Behavioral Health as a Community Clinician, and a Clinical Social Worker in their Advocacy Center. She currently holds certifications in Adoption Mental Health, Tier II Certified Foster Care Assessor, and previously held credentials with the State of Ohio for Service Coordination with the Help Me Grow Program partnering with Early Intervention and assisting children diagnosed with development delays. Her passion for the last 8 years has been working exclusively with Early Childhood Mental Health children ages birth- six, and Maternal Depression.
Nichole received her Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University in Psychology. She received her Masters degree from Georgia School of Professional Psychology with a specialty in Counseling. Nichole has experience in working with at risk youth, families who have experienced domestic violence, children who have been the victims of abuse and neglect, and adults in transition.
Nichole is a professional member of the Central Ohio Counseling Association and a member of the National Association of Black Social Workers where she has presented nationally on the topics of Shaken Baby Syndrome and the use of Scrapbooking as a therapeutic tool.
She has spent the last eight years working with children, adults, couples and families. She has been a Clinical Supervisor for Master level counseling interns from the University of Akron, Capella, Ashland University, John Jay University Walden University and Grand Canyon University. She currently provides supervision for Licensed Professional Counselors working toward their independent licensure. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her two daughters and husband participating in their many extracurricular activities: Bexley High School Varsity Cheer, Driving Park Coach Pitch Baseball and The Columbus Children’s Choir.
Nichole looks forward to working with you to educate, help you gain insight, and assist you with your personal goals to INSPIRING YOU TO LIVE IN YOUR PURPOSE ON PURPOSE.