Dr. Nick is a licensed counselor in Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors as Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and holds a Doctorate, Education in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University and a BS in Psychology and a Master of Science Degree in Psychology with specialization in Leadership Coaching and Development from Capella University.
Dr. Nick’s approach to psychotherapy and counseling is based on Dr. William Glasser’s Reality Therapy. Reality Therapy focuses on the three R’s realism, responsibility, and right-and-wrong, rather than symptoms of mental disorders. By utilizing Reality Therapy approaches Dr. Nick works with the client to focus on their here-and-now actions to learn to use new skills, behaviors, actions in order to develop their problem-solving skills.
In addition to his work in private practice he is a member of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., serves on several boards and works with various non-profits in the Washington metropolitan area.
Dr. Nick’s professional affiliations include both the American Counseling and Psychological Associations, Maryland Counseling and Psychology Associations, and The Black Doctoral Network.