Nicole Pankey

Nicole PankeyNicole Pankey completed her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the Troy University. She has clinical experience across a variety of settings including intensive outpatient programs, crisis intervention responding to Red Cross Shelters after Hurricane Michael, inpatient psychiatric hospitals and private practice. She has a broad range of clinical experience working with individuals and groups across the life span in the following areas:

•Depression and Bipolar Disorder
•Anxiety Disorders
•Behavioral and Discipline Challenges
•Self-Harm Behavior
•Complicated Grief Reactions
•Anger and Stress Management
•Trauma and Abuse
•Family and Relationship Issues
•Suicide Assessment and Risk Reduction
•Group Psychotherapy
•Chronic Mental Illness
•Couple’s Conflict
•Self-image and Self-Esteem Issues

Nicole’s approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and provision of ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. Services can include individual, couples, family and group therapy across the lifespan. Nicole is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, and Prolong Exposure. Nicole is invested in an approach emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic approach to mental health. She is particularly concerned with the impact that substance use and trauma has on the individual and their families. She strives to create interventions to support trauma recovery for better emotional, physical and relationship health.

Troy University

National Certified Counselor (NCC)