Nikki Caldwell, LAC

Nikki Caldwell

Fluent Languages


Nikki works with, adults & young professionals who often feel stuck and acknowledge that some areas of their life could benefit from proactive and intentional work. Together, we’ll work through your difficult experiences, life transitions, depression and anxiety, perfectionism, self-defeating negative thoughts, and boundary issues in your relationships. Nikki is passionate about assisting clients by shining a light on the patterns she sees that contribute to your unwanted habits, thoughts, emotions, behaviors, or outcomes. Together we’ll hone your existing strengths, while we address the areas where you’re struggling. She also has experience working with neurodivergent populations in various age groups providing acceptance and affirming care and focus on executive functioning skills, identifying and overcoming barriers whether in school, interpersonal relationships or from work, and general stress.

As a therapist it is important to consider the client’s needs, wants, strengths and personality, to determine the best approach. Therapeutic techniques Nikki utilizes include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, Person-Centered Therapy, mindfulness-based techniques, Psychodynamic.

Nikki believes that within yourself you hold the insight and ability to overcome the barrier in your life. Allow Nikki to walk beside your safe space as you go through this journey. The counseling process may have moments of discomfort and challenges, but it can be remarkably empowering and together WE will get through it.

Nikki has obtained an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University. Before entering the counseling profession, Nikki has worked as a teacher for Chicago Public Schools. In her free time, Nikki enjoys meditation, and spending time with her loved ones, which includes her tiny Pomeranian puppy named Scout.


Anxiety Disorders Anger Management Mood Disorders Executive Functioning Neurodivergent-affirming Boundaries Self-Esteem Perfectionism Family Conflict Life Transition Stress Management