Nicole Rainey is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Registered Art Therapist. She has over 9 years of experience providing therapy to children, teens, and adults from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and life experience. She believes therapy should focus on healing through authentic self-expression. As a registered art therapist, she strives to make clients feel safe and comfortable expressing themselves and problem solving through talk, imagery, or creativity. Nicole’s experience includes working with diverse populations recovering from trauma history, relational and family issues, grief/loss, foster care and adoption concerns. Prior to private practice, her work has specifically focused on survivors of sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, violence, and sex trafficking/prostitution. Nicole has specific training in Trauma- Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Adoption Competency, as well as working with survivors of sexual exploitation. Nicole Rainey provides the Tallahassee Florida community with specialized trauma therapy and art therapy services. After work, Nicole enjoys painting with watercolors or throwing pottery. She loves playing with animals and looks forward to traveling.
Are you looking for more creativity in your life? As a Registered Art Therapist, Nicole Rainey uses art therapy and creative expression to help client’s through the therapeutic process. Her unique approach provides creative counseling services to the Tallahassee Florida community.
Have you been through traumatic events or chronic stress? Are you experiencing symptoms like anxiety, depression, numbing, nightmares, or flashbacks. Internal Family Systems (IFS) or “parts work” is a counseling modality for treating various forms of trauma. Nicole Rainey is trained in IFS and uses this with clients who are ready for trauma recovery. Using IFS she provides trauma therapy in Tallahassee.
Has your child or teenager overcome a traumatic event or stressful situation? TF-CBT is a trauma therapy model for children and teens. Nicole Rainey is trained in TF-CBT to help children and adolescents in Tallahassee tell their story and recover from trauma.
Are you a foster or adoptive parent? Foster care and adoption are beautiful, but many don’t realize the unique challenges this can add to the family system. Nicole Rainey is trained in Adoption Competency and has over 4 years specializing in counseling with children in the dependency foster care system in Tallahassee, Florida. Nicole also helps foster parents and adoptive parents who need support with the family stressors.
Are you in the helping professions? Doing your own work is essential to staying in the field. Nicole Rainey specializes in helping fellow healers and therapists. Many of her clients are social workers, therapists, counselors, and fellow healers who are working to avoid vicarious trauma and burn out. She specializes in providing counseling for therapists in Tallahassee or the state of Florida.
The teen and young adult years are complicated. These pivotal years help us develop our identity and independence. Adolescents and young adults don’t have to endure this stressful time alone. While Nicole Rainey sees clients as young as 5, but specializes in counseling the age of young adolescents to millennial adults. She enjoys helping these young people grow and overcome their stressors.
Are you a female who is tired and overworked? Are you a women who feels worn out and even taken advantage of? Many of Nicole’s clients identify as female. She is well versed in helping folks who identify as female with a range of counseling issues. For women who are looking for a counselor or therapist in the State of Florida or the local Tallahassee area, Nicole is accepting new clients.
Have you experienced a body violation? Has your body enduring the unspeakable? Nicole previously worked at the Sexual Abuse Treatment Center in Tallahassee and has specialized in working with families and survivors of sexual abuse and trauma. Nicole Rainey has expertise in providing sexual abuse specific trauma therapy in Tallahassee.
If you have ever engaged in sex work or felt pressured to exchange sexual acts for money, food or a place to stay, you want a counselor who gets it. This is no simple experience to discuss. For over two years, Nicole specialized in counseling with survivors of sex trafficking and exploitation. She has received specialized training in the area of trafficking and has published a thesis about using art therapy with sex trafficking survivors. Nicole Rainey specializes in sex trafficking trauma therapy in Tallahassee.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Registered Art Therapist
(Specializes in Trauma Therapy in Tallahassee and Art Therapy in Tallahassee)
Counseling sessions with Nicole Rainey are $140 per session hour. She provides in person sessions in Tallahassee, Florida or virtual sessions to anyone in the state of Florida. If you are ready to schedule an appointment with Nicole Rainey, click below.
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