Nichole D. Collins, PhD, BCBA

Nichole Collins is a Director of Neurocare at CCSN, where she provides cognitive behavioral and educational services to neurodivergent populations including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Acquired Brain Injury, and developmental disabilities.

Nichole is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the State of Connecticut. Nichole has worked with school programs for lower elementary students through secondary and post-secondary programs, with adults with neurodivergent profiles in home, community, and job settings, and with system level consultation for organizations. Prior to joining the CCSN team, Nichole worked as the clinical supervisor of an adult services program where she guided the clinical team in the development of a Positive Behavior Support framework and Behavior Analytic practices for the individuals served. Within that organization, she also worked as a program supervisor in the school consultation program where she organized, planned, implemented, and monitored individualized programming within the district, home, and clinic-based setting. She provided consultation and training to individual team members as well as district-wide groups. Additionally, Nichole is a PEERS® certified instructor and has received training in Charting the LifeCourse.

Nichole received her Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University and her Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology through The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has worked as an adjunct professor at the University of Saint Joseph and is a professional member of various associations.