Nicole Allen is an Associate Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified School Counselor who serves as a Mental Health Therapist at The Up Center, LLC. Nicole earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Religious Studies from Valdosta State University and has a Master of Education degree in Special Education from Grand Canyon University and an additional Master of Education degree in Counselor Education from Albany State University.
Inspired by the quote “You can fall, but you can rise also” by Anjelique Kidjo, Nicole encourages others to prioritize mental health and wellness while navigating through the hills and valleys of life. Nicole offers individual, couples, family, and group therapy at The Up Center and utilizes an integrative therapeutic approach that incorporates components of Cognitive Behavioral, Reality, and Person-Centered modalities. Approaching counseling holistically, Nicole specializes in treating anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, trauma, depression, women’s issues, self-esteem, parenting, multicultural issues, men’s issues, and spirituality issues. Nicole is Prepare/Enrich certified and utilizes this approach to provide effective premarital, marital, and couples counseling. Nicole is committed to serving pre-teens, adolescents, and adults by providing support, guidance, expertise, and effective tools to assist individuals on their journey towards inner healing and discovering their best, authentic selves.
Nicole is a member of the American School Counselor Association and the American Counseling Association. Additionally, Nicole is Telemental Health certified and Youth Mental Health First Aid certified.
Under the direction of Brentia Caldwell, Ed.S, LPC, NCC, ACS, CPCS and licensure supervision of Cha’Ke’Sha Spencer, LPC, NCC, CPCS, Nicole will be virtually providing individual, couples, and family therapy at reduced rates for individuals who are uninsured or are currently enduring financial hardships. Nicole is also accepting general self-pay clients.