Nicole Knepper, M.A., LCPC – Clinical Therapist and Gerontologist


Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Gerontologist, and Author with depth and breath of experience providing mental health counseling, consulting, crisis intervention, education, advocacy, and case management services in various settings with clients age 13 and older.

Owner, Clinical Therapist, and Gerontologist at Ride the Wave Wellness™, specializing in mental health education, clinical psychotherapy, social gerontology, consulting and care planning. I help individuals and families navigate the complexities of mental health treatment, case management, and care planning.

Best selling author, blogger, web content creator, for Moms Who Drink And Swear ™, and creative nonfiction writer and social media consultant with a natural talent for harnessing the power of the social media to increase visibility and engagement for brands and businesses.

Member :

IDPR – Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

IMCA – Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association

ICA – Illinois Counseling Association

IAADA – Illinois Association of Adult Development and Aging

Plainfield Parent Community Network – Founding Committee Member

Plainfield South Band Boosters – Executive Committee

Literary representation: Jenny Bent – The Bent Agency.