Nicole McDonagh - CPC Student Therapist

Nicole McDonagh is a graduate student therapist in the Clinical Mental Health Program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, interning at Red Rock Counseling.


Nicole works with a wide range of client concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, pain, and self-esteem. Nicole has experience in various modalities including but not limited to Emotional Freedom Techniques (Tapping), Hypnotherapy, and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

Nicole has spent years learning energy work and is also certified to incorporate an FDA registered class 1 medical device into her sessions, should it be deemed a viable collaborative option. Nicole feels that help and healing is both mental and physical and therefore allows her clients to decide from a variety of techniques.

Nicole has a special interest in working with clients that struggle with anxiety, trauma, PTSD, addiction and discomfort. Through collaborative efforts, Nicole and her clients work together to safely explore the past and work in the here and now to build a sturdy foundation into the future.

Nicole has been described as a gentle, comforting person that uses love, laughter and listening skills to support and empower her clients.


Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2020

Bachelor of Art in Psychology, minor in Addiction Treatment, Nevada State College, 2018

Nevada Notary Public, National Notary Association, 2017

Nationally Certified Hypnotherapist, Hypnosis Motivational Institute, 2012