Hope Nichols is an integrative, solution-focused marriage and family therapist with 10 years of experience in delivering treatment to individuals, couples, children, families. Hope is a Licensed Therapist in the state of PA and a graduate of the nationally acclaimed Post-Graduate Certificate Program for Marriage and Family Therapy at The Council for Relationships in Philadelphia. She has expertise in working with issues such as anger, anxiety and depression; improving martial and family relationships, building intimacy and improving communication, and encourages healing and recovery within an integrative, creative style of systemic therapy. Hope specializes in working with clients faced with the emotional upheaval of divorce, separation, and the difficult transition of parenting and co-parenting when often faced with child behavioral problems, as well as parent –child relationships.
Hope dedicates a large part of her practice to working with children/teens and families struggling with behavioral and emotional issues. An artist herself, Hope has expertise in the use of Play Therapy, Sand Tray, and Art therapy, and will frequently integrate these creative therapies in session when working with young children.
In addition to being a prominent Marriage and Family therapist, Hope has presented as the Keynote Speaker for Lower Merion School District’s Parenting Series “Parenting on the Mainline” and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Effective Couple’s Communication. Hope is a sought after relational expert and she has been published in Main Line Today Magazine as well in Chester County’s Mom’s Blog.