Resident in Counseling
Nicole Irving received her master’s degree from New York University from the Steinhardt school in School Counseling. While attending New York University, she gained experience working with young children and adolescents with various mental health concerns. Upon graduation, she worked for Loudoun County Public Schools where she continued to work with adolescents in both individual counseling as well as group counseling.
Nicole went on to receive her post-master’s certificate in counseling from the George Washington University and began working for Family Insight, P.C. She provided intensive in-home services and outpatient therapy for individuals with mental health diagnoses. She has experience working with a wide range of clients, from young children to senior citizens.
During her career, Nicole has experience working with both children and adults dealing with PTSD/traumas, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, LGBTQ persons, Bipolar Disorder, changing families, and life transitions. She works from a trauma-informed background to help individuals overcome distressing life events. Nicole utilizes play therapy with young children, mindfulness exercises, cognitive-behavioral approaches (CBT), empowerment methods, and works from a person-centered framework.
Nicole is a committed counselor who works from a warm and empathetic approach to inspire change and growth for each of her clients. She is a LPC-R (Resident in Counseling) and has certifications of QMHP-C (Qualified Mental Health Professional-Child).