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Nicole Wozniak, Psy.D.
Nicole Wozniak, Psy.D. | McCaskill Family Services | Metro Detroit Area - Nicole_Wozniak_BIOPic

Nicole Wozniak, Psy.D.

  • In-Person and Telehealth
  • Children, Teens, Young Adults and Adults
  • ADHD, Aggressive Behavior, Anxiety, Autism, Depression, Family Therapy, Grief, OCD, Parent Coaching, Self-Esteem, Sleep Concerns
  • Full Comprehensive Neuropsychological Evaluations
  • Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy

Dr. Nicole Wozniak, Psy.D., is the Clinical Director of our Brighton location and runs our Equine-Assisted Therapy ProgramShe is also the primary assessment supervisor at McCaskill Family Services.

Background:

Dr. Nicole is a Fully Licensed Clinical Psychologist with therapy and psychological testing experience in a variety of areas.  While her main includes helping children/adolescents, and their parents, overcome behavioral challenges, she also has experience with treating anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, OCD, and serious mental illness. Dr. Nicole believes wholeheartedly that comprehensive assessment and accurate diagnosis are key to helping children and teens understand themselves and their abilities. She has extensive experience and expertise in assessing and diagnosing a variety of disorders, including ADHD, learning disabilities, processing disorders, autism, and personality pathology. 

Dr. Nicole utilizes a variety of evidence-based treatments in therapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and motivational interviewing.  She believes strongly that treatment must be tailored specifically to each individual. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Nicole is a PATH-certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor and specializes in equine therapy. She is an avid horse lover, committed to the idea that the power of the horse contributes uniquely to the therapeutic experience.

Dr. Nicole received undergraduate degrees in psychology and criminal justice from Michigan State University and completed her Master's and Doctoral degrees from Eastern Kentucky University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo where she worked with adult offenders and children and adolescents with severe emotional behavioral concerns.

 

Research:

Davis, K., Hancock, E., Wozniak, N., Oehler, S., Manguso, R. (2018). The psychometric limitations of the RBANS effort index in forensic inpatient.  Applied Neuropsychology: Adult 27(2), 181-187. DOI: 10.1080/23279095.2018.1517768

Poster Presentation at American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) conference: Early Analysis of a Pilot Program for Driving Instruction for Individuals on the Autism SprecSpectrum