Dr. Nicole Harris has a Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology. She is a Licensed
Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner
(LSATP), Certified Rehabilitation Provider (CRP), Human Service – Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP), and Board Certified TeleMental Health Provider (BC-TMH).
Dr. Harris’ areas of expertise include counseling divorcees, post-incarcerated women,
those with depression, and/or anxiety, and adolescents dealing with ADHD, ODD, and
other mental disorders. She specializes in substance abuse and women's issues such as
women in high positions coping with a demanding lifestyle. Educating the community
about mental disorders and getting the help they need is also an essential part of her
Dr. Harris’ primary approach is Reality Therapy, a well-established and researched
approach to treating addictions, emotional, and behavioral issues. She also utilizes
Person-Centered and Emotionally Focused Therapy. In addition to these more traditional
approaches, she incorporates Complementary and Alternative approaches such as
Mindfulness, and Holistic.
Dr. Harris is a Registered Supervisor with the Virginia Board of Counseling. She is registered to supervise LPC residents, LMFT residents, & CSAC supervisees.