Nicole Puckering - Registered Clinical Counsellor work in the field of children, youth, and family support

Nicole Puckering


Counselling Associate/ Registered Clinical Counsellor

Allius Services is privileged to have Nicole as a Counselling Associate and a member of the Ahousaht First Nations. With an MA in Counselling Psychology and a BA in Child & Youth Care, specializing in Child Protection, Nicole brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role. For the past decade, she has dedicated herself to working with children, youth, and families who face trauma, conflict, and complex family situations. Her passion lies in supporting kids, families, and parents through their challenges. Nicole is also open to assisting individuals dealing with mood disorders, life transitions, and other family difficulties.

Nicole’s professional training and experience encompass a range of therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), attachment-based approaches, trauma-informed practice, and Child and youth development. She has undergone advanced training in ACT specifically to enhance her counselling work with preteens and teens.

As a registered Clinical Counsellor with BCACC, Nicole’s long-term aspiration is to provide culturally-informed counselling experiences tailored to Indigenous individuals residing in the Nanaimo area. Her dedication to inclusivity and cultural sensitivity ensures that her clients receive support that aligns with their unique backgrounds and experiences.