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. Recent projects also focus on helicopter parenting and college student adjustment. 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 Associate Director of the School of 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 Team