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Dr. Kristen Nicholson
Holistic Therapy

Meet Kristen Nicholson


 


I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in providing individual, couples, and family therapy.  I enjoy helping clients work through life challenges that they are experiencing so that they are able to experience more happiness and fulfillment in their lives.  I use a holistic approach in my work which means that I combine different approaches to therapy that integrate the mind, body, and spirit.

My educational background includes the completion of a Bachelor of Social Work at Bowie State University, Master of Social Work at University of Maryland's School of Social Work, and a Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology at Argosy University, DC.  I have over ten years of experience in providing therapeutic services to individuals and families and currently serve as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise include depression, self-esteem, parenting, mindfulness, and women's issues.

I currently serve as Chairperson of the Health and Wellness Committee for the Association of Black Social Workers, DC Metro Chapter and previously served as the chapter's Recording Secretary.  I have presented at both local and national conferences on the topic of mindfulness and self-care for mental health professionals, as well as on the topic of Black women's experience of marital satisfaction.  I have also provided professional development trainings on the topics of mindfulness and self-care and child abuse and neglect for both nonprofit and government agencies.