Nicole Orlans, LCSW, CACII

About Me

Nicole is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Addiction Counselor with over 10 years of experience in the field. Nicole received her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Denver with a concentration in at-risk youth and a certificate in interpersonal trauma studies. Nicole has worked with people struggling with a wide-range of issues/concerns including eating disorders, substance abuse, trauma, mental health disorders, physical and sexual abuse, poverty, and neglect.  She has worked in a variety of therapuetic settings including an inpatient hospital, residential treatment centers, day treatment, in-home treatment, and outpatient clinics. Nicole specializes in treating addiction, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, and behavioral challenges.

Nicole’s approach to therapy is comprehensive and multi-faceted as she utilizes a variety of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Family-Based Therapy (FBT). Nicole operates within a strengths-based and client-centered framework where the individual is always seen as the expert on their own lives and the focus is on individual and family strengths and competencies, not deficits.

Nicole is extremely passionate about working with kids, teens, and families and supporting them in finding value, meaning, and fulfillment in their lives.