Bonnie Nicholson

Associate Professor, Director of Training, Associate Chair

Academic and Professional Interests:

Dr. Nicholson’s research interests focus on identifying positive, protective factors (e.g., hope, resiliency, hardiness, spiritual coping) which can help parents a risk for poor parenting improve their parenting behaviors. Dr. Nicholson supervises practica through the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic, teaches a graduate level Introduction to Counseling Psychology course and an undergraduate General Psychology course each year.

Professional Honors and Achievements:

Dr. Nicholson is Director of Training of both the Master’s and Doctoral programs in Counseling Psychology. She has received recognition as an Outstanding Young Alumna from Marquette University and is a licensed psychologist in the state of Mississippi.


Positive Parenting Research