Dr. Nicki Nance

Mental Health Counselor

Dr. Nicki Nance is a mental health counselor and an associate professor of human services and psychology at Beacon College.

Her expertise lies in relationships, and addictions. For 17 years, Nance owned and operated Nicki Betts, Inc., which specialized in mental health and employee assistance services.  

She is a 2013 contributor to Techniques and Interventions for Substance Use Disorders, published by the Virginia Association of Counselor Education and Supervision and a contributing editor to the Encyclopedia of Counseling Theories and the 2014 edition of the Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity. 

She has been quoted by Reader’s Digest, BravoTV Personal Space Glamour, FastCompany.com, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Chicago Tribune, The Palm Beach Post, The Courier (Findlay, OH), U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Self, Reuters Health MDAlert, Redbook.com, Univision.com, SheKnows.com, Mic.com, Stop Giving it Away Blog, Healthline.com, WomensHealth.com, YourTango, Bustle, ValuePenguin, OurParents.com, Prevention, MEL magazine, Livestrong, Shape, HowStuffWorks, and NBC-Los Angeles.com, INSIDER.com, The Erickson Tribune, Simplemost, The Times Herald (Michigan), Fatherly and NY Parenting, and Sanctuary Magazine.

She was a featured guest on Voice of America’s “American Cafe,” “The Sean Green Show,” the “Joy Cardin Show” on Wisconsin Public Radio, and on “On Second Thought” with Celeste Headley on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Nance earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and her master’s degree in counseling from Youngstown State University, and her Ph.D in human services from Capella University.