About Nicola

During the COVID-19 pandemic, I am seeing clients via telehealth sessions only. I hope to return to my office as soon as it is safe.


I am a highly-trained psychotherapist who combines cognitive behavior therapy, interpersonal therapy, and mindfulness techniques with a warm, engaging style.


I am a member of the Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work, the Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for Persons of Color, and the DC Metro Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative.  



  • Master's in Social Work from Catholic University of America (2003)

  • Licensed in Maryland and the District of Columbia

  • Over 15 years of experience working in university counseling centers, hospitals, and clinics

  • In private practice since 2009

  • Supportive, affirming, and culturally humble

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