BJ Nichols x104

MSSW, LCSW, SUDS, S.C.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Substance Use Disorder Specialty

TF-CBT, National Certification

EMDR, Level 1 & 2

 BJ sees Children (ages 5 and older), adolescents, adults, and families, and groups.

 Specialty areas using a Trauma-informed and culturally sensitive lens:

  • Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • EMDR (including addiction and early trauma protocols)
  • Treatment of complex trauma and dissociation in youth and adults
  • Motivational interviewing 
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills (DBT)
  • Substance use disorder counseling
  • Behavioral concerns of children and adolescents
  • Family systems focus including for families involved in foster care
  • Group therapy

 Training and Experience:

BJ Nichols has over 13 years of experience providing psychotherapy. She has co-facilitated groups for adolescents seeking substance use disorder treatment, provided intensive in-home family therapy, and worked in a community mental health facility. She has developed groups for DBT both in schools and in clinic.  She has provided trainings on trauma-informed care and on dissociative disorders. Ms. Nichols has taught at the UW-Madison Part-time Social Work program.

 Also available to provide supervision for clinicians seeking supervision for licensing.

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