Nicole Randick, Ed.D

Director of Assessment; Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program; Associate Faculty Member

Nicole has over 13 years experience working as a counselor and art therapist in the alternative school setting. She has spent her career providing positive programming for youth, teaching school personnel about student mental health, and mentoring new counselors. Her research and clinical focus includes counselor wellness, and social justice and advocacy for underrepresented youth. Her specialty is using the creative arts to foster an inner sense of accomplishment, increased wellness, belonging, and social interst among at-risk youth.

Education: 

Ed.D - Counselor Education and Supervision, Governors State University, University Park, IL

MA- Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL

Licensure: 
ATR-BC, LPC, NCC
Email address: 
nicole.randick@alfredadler.edu
Office Phone: 
612-767-6875
Professional Membership: 

American Counseling Association (ACA)

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)

Minnesota Counseling Association (MnCA)

American Art Therapy Association (AATA)

The Association for Creativity in Counseling (ACC)

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP)

Professional Practice: 

Prior to obtaining her doctorate, Nicole worked as an art therapist and director for alternative schools serving underrepresented youth for thirteen years. She currently provides consultation to schools, families, and community members on student mental health. She also provides supervision to new counselors.

Select Publications: 

Randick, N., Dermer, S. (March, 2013). The relationship of school-based art therapy and the American school counselor national model. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 30(1), 30-35.

Michel, R., Randick, N. (2013). Hook-up or healthy relationship? Counseling student partnering through the college years. In Degges-White, S., & Borzumato-Gainey, C. (Eds.). College student mental health counseling: A developmental approach. New York, NY: Springer Publishing, pp. 113-131.

Randick, N., Michel, R. (2014). If animals went to school: Making connections. In Degges-White, S., & Colon, B.R. (Eds.). Expressive Arts Interventions for School Counselors. Springer Publishing.

Randick, N., Michel, R. (2014). Mandalas and mindfulness: Identifying the real me. In Degges-White, S., & Colon, B.R. (Eds.). Expressive Arts Interventions for School Counselors. Springer Publishing.

Randick, N., Michel, R. (2014). Puzzled. In Degges-White, S., & Colon, B.R. (Eds.). Expressive Arts Interventions for School Counselors. Springer Publishing.