Nicole Melson, LPCC

Therapist

EDUCATION

Master’s Degree: Argosy University
Bachelor’s Degree:
Argosy University
Licensure:
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Nicole is a licensed professional clinical counselor who obtained her Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University. Nicole currently leads the Adapted Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Intensive Outpatient Program for adults in Chaska. In addition, Nicole works in the Chaska clinic providing individual therapy for adults and adolescents specializing in anxiety, depression prenatal and post-partum depression/anxiety, and adjustment and life transition issues.  Nicole joined PrairieCare in January 2011 and has worked in various roles and settings within the organization. She has provided counseling and crisis and intervention services in inpatient hospitals, partial hospitalization programs, and intensive outpatient programs for children, adolescents, and adults.

Nicole specializes in individual and group therapy and uses an integrated approach utilizing; psychodynamic therapy, solution focused, client centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, attachment, and psychoeducation.   Nicole works alongside individuals to help identify root issues and draws upon their own insight. Nicole is passionate about providing support to clients through difficult life transitions.

During her free time Nicole likes to spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoys reading, cooking, crafting, and spending all the time she can outside during the summer months.


SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS

Anxiety
Depression
Pregnancy, Prenatal, and Postpartum
Adjustment issues
Life transitions
School/work issues
Self-esteem
Bullying

ADDITIONAL INFO

Adults: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Children: No