Nicolle Walters, PhD, serves as the outpatient clinical manager at Michael’s House. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Nebraska, her master’s degree in nursing from Loma Linda University and her PhD in psychology from Western American University.
As a nurse, she has worked in critical care, oncology and both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric treatment facilities working with diverse patient populations. After receiving her PhD, she completed her doctoral internships while treating acute and chronic dually diagnosed individuals both in individual and group settings at a substance abuse residential treatment center and through the county system. Prior to working at Michael’s House, she worked in private practice utilizing both her nursing and psychology backgrounds by specializing in the treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders, grief, stress management, insomnia and coping with chronic medical illness.
Nicolle believes in treating the whole individual and meeting patients where they are. She provides an empathetic, non-judgmental approach and finds it very rewarding to be able to support patients through their recovery journey.