B.Psyc, B.S.W, R.S.W
Registered Social Worker | Mental Health and Addictions Counsellor
Originally from Corner Brook , NL, Nichola graduated with a Psychology degree from Memorial University in 2014 and with a Social Work degree from St. Thomas University in 2016. Upon graduation, Nichola spent a year working supporting children and youth, and has been working as a Registered Social Worker in the field of Mental Health and Addictions counselling ever since.
With over five years experience working with individuals with mental health and addictions Nichola is skilled in individual therapy, and addiction assessments.
Nichola encorporates various theraputic theories into her work including Cognitive Behavourial Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Person Centered Therapy (PCT). Nichola takes a strengths based perspective and uses trauma informed practice with her clients.
Nichola is proud of her volunteer work with 2SLGBTQIA youth, and enjoys helping to create a safe space where people can be themselves.
Nichola enjoys spending her time with family, and friends. She can often be found fishing with her partner, or walking her dogs. Nichola also enjoys holistic healing, and encourages holistic practices where appropriate. Nichola is excited to join the Meridian team and is looking forward to working with her clients!