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Nicole Brayden

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Nicole graduated from the University of St. Thomas with her Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology and is pursuing licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She previously received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Nicole enjoys working with individuals, families, and adolescents. She has years of experience working with children and adolescents with a variety of diagnoses such as anxiety, depression, trauma, ODD, and ADHD. She also received additional training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and has extensive experience working with individuals and families that are affected by trauma. Nicole utilizes a holistic approach to therapy that is person-centered, CBT, and strengths-based. In her free time, Nicole enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves being outdoors and exploring all that Minnesota has to offer. Nicole believes that starting therapy takes courage. I look forward to walking beside you in your therapy journey.


  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • CBT-I (Insomnia)
  • Childhood Behavior Issues
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief/Loss
  • Medical Conditions/Health Psychology
  • Mindfulness
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting Skills
  • Postpartum Depression/Anxiety
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • School Avoidance
  • Sleep Disorders/Insomnia
  • Women’s Issues



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