Nickia is native of Reading, PA, ranked one of the poorest cities in the country in 2010 census, creating a small town with big city problems. Unfortunately for Nickia she was unable to escape some of those problems, dealing with family members suffering from addiction, family violence and teen parenthood as well as childhood abuse. Despite these obstacles, Nickia was able to gain a life worth celebrating! Nickia is a single mother of three beautiful children who she has supported through their challenges including one child with developmental disability, another with ADHD and the third with anxiety through advocacy and research all three have managed to successfully implement strategies to manage their adversities. Nickia is a graduate of Temple University with a BA in Psychology and Lincoln University of PA with a Masters in Human Services and Counseling. She has extensive training in working with those involved with foster care system, probation and parole, child and adolescent development, domestic violence and addiction studies. Nickia believes in holistic approach to healing and promotes healthy life style in all areas of your life.