Nicole Daniels, Founder, Family First Psychotherapy Services

Nicole Daniels, LCMFT

Since 2010, Nicole Daniels, a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (LCMFT), has provided mental health services as the founder of Family First Psychotherapy Services in Charles County, MD. Nicole received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technological State University in 1994 and her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Radford University in 1998. She has served in the mental health field as a skilled therapist for more than 20 years earning additional credentials including:

  • Certified Sexologist with the American Association of Clinical Sexology
  • Certified Hypnotherapist with the National Guild of Hypnotists
  • American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT) and Maryland Board Approved Supervisor
  • Certificate in Advanced Trauma Treatment from the Ferentz Institute

Nicole also has advanced training in:

  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Employee Assistance Program Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Sex Therapy

My Commitment to Quality Care

I believe in the importance of education and training so that I can continue to develop in my art of healing. My passion continues to grow for knowledge and a skill set that will guide and facilitate the advancement of the family.

My Approach to Wellness

I am results-oriented and support those who want to grow and live a life of fulfillment. I believe that you are the master of your reality. My main area of focus is developing, healing, and strengthening relationships. I prefer a collaborative approach to wellness and welcome the opportunity to work with your primary care physician, psychiatrist, and other specialists.

The Most Gratifying Part of My Job

As a therapist, I help individuals, couples, and families develop and repair healthy relationships. I enjoy seeing clients develop a new awareness about their choices when there's a need to:

  • Create Balance and Reduce Stress
  • Manage Moods and Anxiety
  • Handle Career or Personal Crossroads
  • Maintain Recovery and Stability from Mental Illness/Disorder and/or Addiction
  • Work through Issues related to Sexuality and Sex
  • Create Tighter Stronger Bonds
  • Empowerment

In the Community

I donate time to the advancement of my community by serving on non-profit organization boards and supporting and sponsoring community activities. I have also held memberships in mission-driven professional organizations that stand against domestic violence or support the betterment of exploited children.


  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy – Clinical Member
  • National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH)
  • National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • Southern Maryland Minority Chamber
  • Charles County Chamber of Commerce

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