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Nicole Jenkins, LMHC, M.S.Ed., Founder,
NYS Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist
NYS Licensed Special Education/General Education Teacher, Brainspotting Practitioner, Certified Hypnotherapist

Photo Credit: Monica Felix

Nicole has been facilitating groups for families, children, and parents and working with individuals and couples in various professional helping capacities for over 20 years.  She holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, as well as a Master's Degree in Education and is licensed to practice Mental Health Counseling in New York State.  As a clinical psychotherapist, Nicole integrates a combination of Psychodynamic, Mindfulness, Parts Work, and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) interventions. She is also trained in advanced trauma recovery specialties which include Brainspotting (All 4 phases through trainings from Brainspotting founder David Grand), Somatic Experiencing (from SE founder Peter Levine's Ergos Institute of Somatic Experiencing), and is a Certified Hypnotherapist. Nicole is also formally trained in Child-Centered Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, and Trauma-focused CBT.


Nicole holds a Certificate of Completion in ADOS-2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition) training for the autism assessment of toddlers through adulthood from the Lincoln Institute of Applied Psychology and clinical training in ADHD assessment. She has been a professionally Licensed and Certified Teacher since 2007, having provided Special Education services to students with emotional, physical, psychological, and/or intellectual disabilities through The New York City Department of Education and is an approved and contracted SETSS (Special Education Teacher Support Services) related services provider for the NYCDOE. Apart from facilitating Professional Development Workshops for teachers and school staff as a vendor for the NYCDOE, she has also conducted Self-Care and Mental Health Workshops at MINKA, a holistic wellness center in Brooklyn. She has worked as a Domestic Violence Clinician for one of the nation's largest nonprofit organizations serving families in traumatic crisis.  


Nicole has practiced clinical psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, families and children at a Brooklyn outpatient psychiatric treatment center licensed by the Office of Mental Health (OMH). She currently operates a private psychotherapy practice, supporting clients in resolving issues related to depression, anxiety, life stressors, grief, loss, trauma and other mental health concerns. Nicole is neurodivergence-affirming and a proud mother of a daughter and a son.

Therapeutic Resources

Introduction to Art Therapy

Video Credit: Pamela Hayes, MFT

Youtube Video

Introduction to Sandplay Therapy

Video Credit: Dori Pelz-Sherman, PhD

Youtube Video

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