Nicole Allen

M.Ed.
Certified School Counselor, Pre-Licensed Therapist

“Life is a journey, that no one should have to walk alone.” The decision to explore therapy is a great tool to use to discover your inner self. No one is perfect, but one day and one step at a time can be a venture closer towards where you would like to be in your life.

Nicole Allen is a Certified School Counselor, serving as a Therapist at The Up Center, LLC while simultaneously in pursuit of her Licensed Professional Counselor credential. Her passion for youth along with her career as a School Counselor has provided her the opportunity to work in the public-school sector with teens, adolescents, and children. Furthermore, Nicole is Telemental Health Certified and Youth Mental Health First Aid Certified.

Nicole possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Religious Studies from Valdosta State University, a Master of Education degree in Special Education from Grand Canyon University, and an additional Master of Education degree in School Counseling from Albany State University.

With a personal philosophy that “life is a journey, that no one should have to venture alone,” Nicole encourages others to prioritize mental health. Nicole provides individual, couples, family, and group therapy. Nicole facilitates these various therapies by utilizing a blended approach of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy. Through a holistic approach to counseling, Nicole specializes in anxiety, trauma, women’s issues, self-esteem, parenting, multicultural issues, and spiritual issues. Assisting others to navigate life transitions, prioritize self-care, set appropriate boundaries , and promote emotional exploration is Nicole’s passion.

Nicole also has experience facilitating community group counseling therapy for families and adolescents and is trained in Career and Crisis Counseling. Nicole is a member of the American School Counselor Association.

Under the direction and licensure supervision of Brentia Caldwell, Nicole will be 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.