Nicole Cotton Takla, LMSW-C, CCATP-CA, C-DBT

Nicole Cotton Takla, LMSW-C, CCATP-CA, C-DBT Verified by GLPG

Education

  • School:
    University of Michigan
  • Degree:
    Masters of Social Work - Clinical Focus
  • Additional Certificates:

    Certified Child & Adolescent Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP-CA)
    Certified – Dialectical Behavior Therapy (C-DBT)

Languages

  • English

Nicole is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Child & Adolescent Anxiety Treatment Professional with more than 15 years of experience. She uses an integrative approach to therapy, blending styles in a way that accommodates the unique needs of each client.

She is certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and, when warranted, incorporates the related modalities into her practice: mindfulness, emotional regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness. DBT is an evidence-based therapy known for successfully treating people who experience their emotions very intensely.

In addition to her work with a wide range of diagnoses and client backgrounds, Nicole has a deep understanding of school social work, special education, behavior analysis and interventions, and improving social, emotional and behavioral functioning. Other areas of extensive experience and/or training include: self-concept and motivation, parent-coaching, psychoeducation, relational aggression and girl-issues.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cash/Private Pay
  • Cigna/Evernorth
  • Cofinity
  • Medicare
  • UBH
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.

Issues

  • ADHD (Kids)
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bullying
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy / Prenatal / Postpartum / Perinatal
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Communities

  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills

Session Types

  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • (0 to 06) Toddlers / Preschoolers
  • (06 to 10) Children
  • (11 to 13) Preteens / Tweens
  • (14 to 19) Adolescents / Teenagers
  • (20 to 64) Adults

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Art Therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Exposure Response Prevention
  • Gottman Method
  • Holistic Counseling
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Relational
  • Strength-Based