Services

Update September 13, 2021

For potential new clients:

At this time, my practice is full. I am not taking on new clients.

If you are a returning client, please reach out via email and we can discuss your situation.

If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please email me at nicole@ridethewavewellness.com with your preferred day of the week and time of day for an appointment. I strongly recommend the following mental health providers and practices:

Plainfield Counseling Center – Plainfield

Mindset Counseling – Oswego

Grow Wellness Group – Naperville

Inner Fire Counseling – Oswego (offers EMDR)

For current clients:

Links to my secure practice portal and Ride the Wave Wellness online office

Client Portal

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Telehealth has been approved by some insurance companies. Please continue to check with your individual plan. My virtual office on doxy.me is HIPAA compliant. To start your scheduled telehealth session, click on the link above and sign in.

Therapy Services:

I am the owner of Ride the Wave Wellness and the solo provider of individual, family, couples, and group counseling services as well as mental health education, mental health case management, and mental health consulting. My approach is direct, collaborative, humorous at times, yet always solution focused.

Special interests and areas of experience and training:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ~ ADHD (Education, behavioral management and coaching)
Aging issues (Dementia, chronic illness, aging in place, case management)
Anxiety Disorders (Generalized) / Panic Disorder
Behavioral Coaching
Bereavement / Grief
Caregiver support
Couples counseling
Depression / Mood Disorders
Dual diagnosis
Educational advocacy and planning (504 and IEP)
Family counseling
Gerontology
LGBTQIA issues
Personality disorders
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ~ PTSD / Complex PTSD
Postpartum Anxiety and Postpartum Depression
Self Injury
Spiritual issues
Substance Abuse / Addiction

** I am not DASA certified. See resource page for provider recommendations.

** I do not treat eating disorders as a primary diagnosis.

** I do not work with children under the age of 13.

Mental Health Education, Speaking, Consulting Services, and Case Management:

Email me with your specific needs and/or topics of interest.

Office hours:

Hours by appointment available Monday through Friday.

I do not offer any weekend appointments.