Last updated: 4/1/2020

Carol A. Nicholson, LCSW, BCD (203) 322-7243
Last Updated: 4/1/2020
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Certified Imago Relationship Therapist

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Couple or Marital Issues Interpersonal Relationships Parenting Issues
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Depression Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Personality Disorders Physical Illness/Impairment Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Sexuality Issues Stress Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Office and Contact Information
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Carol Nicholson, LCSW, BCD
28 Branch Lane
Stamford, CT 06903  

(203) 322-7243

Contact: Carol Nicholson, LCSW,BCD

Office Hours:
Mon9:00am – 6:00pm
Tue9:00am – 7:00pm
Wed9:00am – 6:00pm
Thu9:00am – 7:00pm
Fri9:00am – 3:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 2 Days

Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)


Years of Experience: 30

CT - LCSW [000523]
NY - CSW [19706]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Certified Imago Relationship Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $160
Couples: $160
Group: N/A
Family: $160

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation

AETNA (Open Choice) ConnectiCare
AETNA Health Healthy CT
AETNA Health (Prudential Health Care Plan) Northeast Healthcare Alliance (HMC PPO)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem Health Plans) Oxford Health Plans
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Century Preferred) Oxford Health Plans (Freedom and Liberty PPO Plans)
Beacon Health Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Beacon Health Options United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare United Healthcare
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59)
Adolescents (13-17) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Couples Interracial Families/Couples Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Step Families
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Imago Relationship Therapy Relational
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Case Management Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Education Consultation Evaluation/Diagnostic Geriatric Consultation Long-Term Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Group Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) Imago Relationships International National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Parent Exchange High School Group
I have been the leader of a group for parents of high school aged children for many years- sponsored by the Parent Exchange program of Greenwich Hospital.
Group Focus: Parenting Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Location: Old Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone: (203) 863-3794
Meeting Time: Morning
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday

Eldercare Support Group
I developed the Eldercare Support Group for employees of a corporation who are caregivers for their family members. The goal is to provide support, guidance and helpful tools through discussion and occasional speakers.
Group Focus: Education/Personal Development
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Location: local corporation
Stamford, CT 00000
Phone: (000) 000-0000
Meeting Time: Afternoon
Meeting Frequency: Every weeks on