Monica A. Nicoll, Ph.D., LCMHC received an M.A. degree in Counseling Psychology from the Adler University in Chicago and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Research Methodology from Florida Atlantic University. She has received extensive post-graduate training in Brief Therapy, Couples and Family Therapy, Psychodrama, CBT, DBT, and Systemic Therapy, as well as in the treatment of Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, and Personality Disorders. Monica has also completed certification in Clinical Supervision, Family Mediation, and Parent Coordination for high conflict divorce.
Monica has been in private counseling practice for over 24 years. She has also served as Clinical Director of the Outpatient Clinic for Charter Hospital. Monica has provided professional training in counseling and psychotherapeutic practice as an adjunct university instructor and as an invited trainer for universities and professional organizations throughout North America and Europe.
Monica combines her professional training in counseling and psychotherapy with her prior experience in the health, fitness and athletics field. As a former Professional Figure Skater, Coach and Fitness Center Director, she brings a holistic approach to her work with clients emphasizing a personal growth, total wellness orientation to fostering resilience and wellness in your personal, marital and family life.
Monica has just completed a children’s book that is both a fairy tale and a parenting book, Key to Calm . This book teaches parents strategies for mindful parenting while also teaching young children self-calming methods. It provides a positive, developmental and preventive growth promoting alternative.