Nicole Edwards received her Bachelor of Science from The Sage College of Albany in Interdisciplinary Studies, which included majors in Psychology as well as Philosophy and Society Studies. She went on to earn her Master of Arts in Counseling and Community Psychology at The Sage Graduate Schools. Throughout her academic career, Nicole worked directly with clients at Samaritan Hospital on the inpatient behavioral health unit, gained experience at the Capital District Psychiatric Center, and worked with families as a Community Integrationist assisting children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Nicole completed her graduate training in psychotherapy at Samaritan Counseling Center of the Capital Region. Following completion of her post-graduate residency, she became a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.
Nicole currently works full time at Forest Clinical Services and provides psychotherapy within a family systems framework. She works with individuals, families, and couples. She has a special interest in family of origin work, anxiety and depressive disorders, couples dynamics, codependence, grief and loss, and adolescent issues. She is a member of the American Psychological Association.