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Nicole Brandes


Nicole Brandes

Nicole graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a major in human development and a minor in psychology. She has worked with children and adults with autism, ADHD, depression, bipolar, anxiety and a range of developmental delays. Nicole has volunteered for 10 years assisting families and children with the National Organization for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (“NOFAS”). She has also worked for transitional programs for autistic adults and teens where she taught them independent living skills and created a program to assist them in finding employment. Before working at CHC, she has also interned with Rock Your Family counseling center where she assisted with marriage, child and family counseling. Nicole has a genuine passion for helping others and aspires to someday become a child and adolescent psychologist.


  • BA, human development, Metropolitan State University of Denver


  • 10 years of Service with NOFAS