Nicolas has an extensive background in sport psychology and counselling. A five-time member of the Canadian National Fencing Team, Nicolas earned his Masters in Counselling Psychology from City University of Seattle, after earning Physical Education degree from the University of Alberta with a major in sport psychology. Nicolas’ special interests include eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and sport and performance psychology. Nicolas is an avid cyclist and enjoys participating in a wide variety of sports.
Master's in Counselling Psychology
Nicolas Allen is an Expert in:
Trauma Focused Counselling
Trauma-focused counselling is a form of therapy that is designed to help people who have been traumatized. It is based on the idea that trauma can have a lasting impact on the mind and that the therapist’s role is to help the patient heal these wounds.
Strength-Based Therapy is a type of therapy that focuses on building up the strengths of the patient. It is based on the idea that everyone has strengths and that these strengths can be used to improve the patient’s life.
Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a form of short-term therapy that focuses on solving problems. It is based on the idea that the client is capable of change and that the therapist’s role is to help the client find solutions to problems.
Positive psychology is the scientific study of happiness and well-being. Positive psychologists are interested in studying the factors that contribute to human happiness and well-being, and in using this information to help people lead more fulfilling lives.
The goal of person-centered therapy is to help clients to develop a more positive view of themselves and their lives. Person-centered therapy is an evidence-based counseling approach that has been shown to be effective in treating a variety of mental health disorders, including depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.
Narrative therapy can be beneficial for anyone who wants to understand the story of their lives and make changes in their life. Narrative therapy is a strengths-based approach that focuses on the stories we tell ourselves about our lives.