Assistant Director of the Graduate Counseling Programs and Assistant Professor of Counseling
Dr. McNichols serves as Assistant Director of the Graduate Counseling Programs and as core faculty in the Graduate Counseling Programs following an extensive work history in the field of community behavioral health, which includes working with individuals across the lifespan in various settings and levels of care.
Much of her work has focused on addictions and justice-involved individuals advocating for fair and just treatment of marginalized populations.
Dr. McNichols has a passion for addiction counseling, emphasizing trauma-informed care, and is committed to advancing counselor education and supervision. Her research interests include advocacy for justice-involved individuals focusing on addiction, co-occurring conditions, and trauma-informed care initiatives.
PhD Duquesne University; MSEd Duquesne University; BA Indiana University of PA.