Counseling Center



Rev. Dr. Carl A. Nicklas, DCC, LCPC, BCCC, BCPC

Dr. Nicklas has been a counselor, minister and educator for over 25 years. He has experience in the Mercer County Wraparound Child Service as a Mobile Therapist and Behavior Specialist Consultant and as a Social Worker/Counselor at George Junior Republic in Grove City. He serves as Principal and Chaplain for Shenango Valley Faith Academy, a private school in Sharpsville, PA and teaches part-time at the Pittsburgh Campus of the University of Phoenix. He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; two Master of Arts degrees from Liberty University, the first in Church Ministries and the second in Human Services and Counseling; and a Doctor of Christian Counseling degree from Andersonville Theological Seminary. Dr. Nicklas is a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor with the National Christian Counselors Association. He also is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and has been recognized as a Board Certified Christian Counselor and Board Certified Pastoral Counselor by the International Board of Christian Counselors. Dr. Nicklas is currently ordained with the World Congregational Fellowship Church, which specializes in the providing credentials for chaplains and Christian counselors.

Miss Laura E. Nicklas, B.S.

Miss Nicklas has served as an educator and counselor in the school setting since September of 2008. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology: Christian Counseling from Liberty University on August 29, 2012. Laura is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and has received certification in Marriage and Family; Children; Healthy Sexuality; and Women Counseling. She also is certified in Professional Life Coaching and Health & Wellness Coaching. Laura has a heart for for helping hurting women and children.

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