Kristen Nicholson, Ed.D.

I provide individual, couples, and family counseling services. To learn more about the services I provide, please refer to

Operating as usual


Mindfulness Monday & Motivation! We do not heal the past by dwelling there; we heal the past by living fully in the present.”
– Marianne Williamson


#boundaries #selfcare #selflove ❤️ 07/15/2020

Nina Westbrook Is Urging Black Women to Put Their Mental Health First

Good article on the importance of protecting mental health and wellness. #selfcare #selflove ❤️ "The most disrespected person in America is the Black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the Black woman. The most neglected person in


Mindfulness Monday & Motivation! We often rush through our day without taking the time to savor the good moments. Whether it's enjoying that morning cup of coffee or taking a moment to ask someone about their day, take some time to slow down and pay attention to all of the good that surrounds you.


Mindfulness Monday & Motivation!


Happy Sunday!

♥ lis


Revolutionary Self-Care


Wishing all of the dads a Happy Father's Day! We see you and we appreciate you!


Black Mental Wellness

Happy Juneteenth ✊🏾. Check out these graphics provided by @monicapirani to learn more about the significance of #Juneteenth. #BlackMentalWellness


Happy Juneteenth! Join NABSW today in celebrating Juneteenth!


Self-care Saturday!


Revolutionary Self-Care


One of the keys to living an authentic life involves learning to tolerate feelings of discomfort while cultivating the courage to speak our truth, rather than hide behind it.

Speak your truth and for what you believe in. Today, and every day.



44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive in This Country

This is an excellent list of online mental health resources. Because we need and deserve support.


Please find ways to take care of yourself during these challenging times.


A Life In Progress

Life is Short: Make Space for What You Truly Want and Need: 🐢


Even in the midst of having to work from home during a pandemic, it's still important to take care of ourselves by maintaining healthy boundaries. #selfcare #selflove ❤️

Pre-quarantine boundaries may still apply.⁣⁣⁣
Being home does not mean that you're available.⁣⁣⁣
It's okay to restate or refresh your boundaries according to your needs. ⁣⁣⁣
⁣⁣⁣#cyclebreakers #nedranuggets ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣


Becoming UnBusy


Dr. Thema


Dr. Thema


Mother's Day is not always a happy occasion for everyone. So, please take care of yourself this weekend if Mother's Day is a difficult time for you. ❤️

{Mother’s Day is not a happy day for everyone.}⁣⁣⁣⠀
During this time, be mindful of yourself and others. ⁣⁣⁣⠀


Trust her . . . she's usually right.


Let's give and show love to all human beings. #empathy #compassion ❤️

Flying solo on today's podcast to talk about:

1. Transitioning from adrenaline-fueled crisis mode to finding a new, calmer way of being together;

2. The 80/20 - 20/80 family gap plan that is the foundation for our family (and my marriage) during hard times; and

3. The dangers of comparative suffering and the power of empathy.

You can listen to the full episode here:

Hearts open. Hands washed. Love on.

BB 04/29/2020

Why is no one talking about how unsustainable this is for working parents?

A good read . . . As this "temporary" situation threatens to drag on for months and parents are losing steam, I'm wondering why the government hasn't come up with a plan.


Dr. Thema 04/21/2020

18 Virtual Dance, Fitness and Yoga Classes to Take While You’re at Home

Exercise and movement is so important to our physical health and overall well-being. Regular exercise also helps to boost our mood. Here are some virtual resources that can help to keep you moving while at home. Your health club may be closed, so enjoy a sweat session in your living room!


Mindfulness Monday and Motivation! In what way can we use our current challenge as an opportunity for growth.

All of us are likely moving in and out of these zones as we experience the pandemic. These responses can provide you with a good conversation-starter at a meal with your loved ones, a way to talk about how we’re all learning and growing.


Running Upriver



Community Healing Network, Inc.

We couldn't agree more with this statement. What Black children learn, what habits and beliefs they develop during this pandemic will stay with them forever. This is a great time to instill in them the practice of emotional emancipation and health.

#DefytheLie, #EmbracetheTruth, #BlackFlourishing, #BlackMentalHealth,

(Photo source: #SubversiveThread)


Running Upriver

#physicaldistancing, not #socialdistancing...


We may experience various emotions within a day. Or, our emotions may change from day-to-day. Just, allow and make space for all of the emotions that show-up. All of your emotions are valid and should not be minimized or dismissed.

If there was ever a time for complex emotions, this is it.
Yesterday I was dancing in the kitchen cooking. This morning, I was crying on the sofa filled with anxiety.
I am hopeful AND worried. I am grateful AND disappointed. I am loving the rest AND frustrated that it is imposed upon instead of chosen. I am ok AND I am sad for others.
There is so much going on for all of us. While we are on this uncomfortable emotional rollercoaster, we can also see the beauty and complexity of our humanness. All the things we are able to experience. The cycles. How easy it is for our balance to be thrown off given our circumstances.
Make space for messy right now (always, actually). Let it be ok. Let this moment, whatever it complex and enough.
What are some contradicting emotions you’re struggling with at the moment? 04/01/2020

You’re Allowed to Grieve the Year That Would’ve Been Canceled parties, graduations, weddings, and book releases are realities many are facing. It’s okay to take time to process those losses.


Black Social Workers Rock




Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD
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Therapy with Stacy Stoddard, LMFT Therapy with Stacy Stoddard, LMFT
602 Providence Rd
Towson, 21286

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Towson University MA in Psychology - Clinical Concentration Towson University MA in Psychology - Clinical Concentration
Department Of Psychology, 8000 York Rd
Towson, 21252

The Towson University MA in Psychology - Clinical Concentration Provides comprehensive training in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and applied research.

Ruxton Counseling Center and Ruxton Counseling Ruxton Counseling Center and Ruxton Counseling
8415 Bellona Ln
Towson, 21204

Couples counseling, individual counseling, for those who are looking for healing of a relationship or difficult past. Assistance in achieving your goals.

Marriage Coach Japan: Naoko Matsumoto Marriage Coach Japan: Naoko Matsumoto
101 W Chesapeake Ave, # 10164
Towson, 21285

Marriage Coach Japan teaches you how to create a wonderful relationship with a Japanese woman.

The Neuroscience Team The Neuroscience Team
22 West Rd
Towson, 21204

A mental health practice specializing in concussion and head injury, and complicated medical conditions that affect brain function. Our goal is to integrate emerging science and interpret it for you, since a paradigm shift is taking place, unknown to many

Happy and Married Happy and Married
1122 Kenilworth Dr Suite 500
Towson, 21204

Darina and Mara are licensed Marriage and Couples therapist helping couples reconnect and stay married. Like our page and get helpful tips that work.

Goucher College Student Health and Counseling Center Goucher College Student Health and Counseling Center
1021 Dulaney Valley Rd
Towson, 21204

Welcome! Use this page to read up on research and perspectives on health, and to see updates about Health and Counseling Center events and services.

Tanya Quille, PH.D. Tanya Quille, PH.D.
8422 Bellona Lane, Suite 207
Towson, 21204

Comprehensive psychological services for adolescents, adults, couples and families.

On Our Own Inc Towson On Our Own Inc Towson
6501 N Charles St (RM D020)
Towson, 21285

On Our Own Inc of Towson is one of six centers in a Wellness & Recovery Network. We are located inside the Sullivan Day Hospital at Sheppard Pratt Hospital. You do not have to "like" our page to follow it. Anonymity is part of the On Our Own way.

LifeSpring Counseling Services LifeSpring Counseling Services
828 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, 21204

Mental health counseling and clinical supervision services

Clarity Centers Clarity Centers
305 W Chesapeake Ave, Ste 501
Towson, 21204

We offer counseling, psychotherapy, and testing. *305 W. Chesapeake Avenue, Suit 501; Towson *11350 McCormick, Bldg 3, Suite 1202; Hunt Valley *2134 Espey Court, Suite 3; Crofton

Psychnp Wellness Center Psychnp Wellness Center
658 Kenilworth Dr #206
Towson, 21204

PsychNP Wellness Center, LLC is a private practice of psychiatric nurse practitioners and psychotherapists, providing professional, compassionate psychiatric services including psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapy.