Kate Nicoll is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and K9FR’s Senior LCSW. She is an active responder in addition to her clinical practice.
Kate earned her Master of Social Work (MSW) from Smith College and her Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from Elms College. She also is credentialed in Animal Assisted Therapy and Education from DePaul University.
K9FR benefits from her 20+ years of clinical experience specializing in helping families cope with severe trauma, grief and illness. Kate’s extensive mental health experience includes work with inpatient medical, psychiatric hospitals, children’s clinic, private practice, homecare agencies and hospice.
Kate was one of the individuals responsible for Public Act 13-114 (crisis therapy dogs) being passed in Connecticut. She lectures nationally and speaks on the power of body-centered psychotherapy and animal assisted interventions for children.
Learn more about Kate’s Animal Assisted Therapy Programs by visiting the Soul Friends website.