Nic Brave, MS, LPCC
Post Master’s Training: Training in providing supervision to other providers, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Trauma and Attachment-Informed Interventions, Influences of brain development on adolescent functioning
Master’s Degree: MS Human Services: Marital, Couples, & Family Counseling
Bachelor’s Degree: BA Psychology
Licensure: Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Nic has been in the field of mental health since 2006. He first conducted behavioral therapy with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder for approximately 4.5 years. Nic then provided in-home skills and therapy with children and their families. Beginning in the summer of 2015, Nic started supervising a team of practitioners providing in-home mental health services in the east metro area. Nic joined the PrairieCare team in the spring of 2016.
His style of therapy greatly focuses on the importance of relationships and interactions. Nic recognizes the varying types and styles of relationships that exist and how these relationships influence others in our lives. Nic emphasizes the importance of feeling heard and understood in day-to-day experiences. He strives to work collaboratively with his clients to assist them in utilizing the strengths and influences they already possess to make the desired change in their lives.
When not working, Nic does whatever he can to spend time with family and friends. He enjoys spending time outdoors golfing, swimming, or walking. He also likes cooking, listening to music, and considers himself a bit of a TV junkie.
SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS
Interpersonal Therapy for Adolescent Depression Offered via the University of Minnesota Adolescent Psychotherapy Study
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– Blog: How Does Psychotherapy Work? By: Meredith Gunlicks-Stoessel, PhD, LP and Michael Bloomquist, PhD, LP
Children, Adolescents: Yes