Nicole Sullivan, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Nicole Sullivan is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of adults experiencing anxiety, stress, grief and loss, depression, trauma, and chronic medical conditions and pain.

As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Sullivan partners with her clients to create individualized treatment plans that are guided by evidence-based approaches, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance/mindfulness-based therapy. She strives to create a safe, compassionate, and empowering environment where her clients can identify unhelpful patterns of thinking and behavior, develop helpful coping strategies, and create change within their lives. Her goal is to help her clients better navigate life’s stresses, improve overall well-being, and live an enriched and meaningful life.

Dr. Sullivan received her training in a variety of clinical settings, from large hospitals to outpatient community clinics. This exposure led her to cultivate a diverse set of skills in a variety of therapeutic modalities, including CBT, problem-solving therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, trauma-focused therapies, person-centered approaches, and mindfulness-based techniques. 

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Sullivan has contributed actively to the field of psychological research. She has been published several times on topics such as coping with illness, veterans’ health, and managing stressors.

Dr. Sullivan holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston College; she earned her master’s degree in general psychology and her Doctor of Philosophy in clinical psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY, and went on to complete advanced training through a postdoctoral fellowship at the War-Related Illness and Injury Study.