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Nicole Hess-Evans

  Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.  Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. - MLK 

 Licensed Social Worker

   Life is many things and with the vast array of trials, losses, and traumas with which which people may be faced, they deserve to know and believe that they are not alone.

     I utilize a holistic, humanistic, and trauma-informed approach to walk with you as you embark on this journey towards healing and wholeness.  I value diversity and the richness it brings as well as working towards peace personally, relationally, and communally.  

     I am devoted to creating an inviting and safe environment, and I value the privilege of traveling with you as you take this courageous step.  


     I am a graduate of Widener University with a Masters in Social Work and their Trauma Certificate Program.

     I have supported traumatized children, adolescents and families through Family-Based therapy in Lancaster and in emergency room settings.  

     I have the distinct privilege to have lived and worked in cross-cultural settings for several years. I have learned from courageous young women who are overcoming immense odds and working towards hope.

Client Focus 

     Children 12+ - Teens - Adults - Couples - Families 


     EMDR - Neurofeedback -Utilizing strategies/skills from CBT, DBT, IFS and Systems therapy approach.

     Christian Faith based approach / upon request


     Trauma - Grief /loss - Depression - Chronic Illness/medical - Self-harm - Women's issues - Relational - Anxiety - ADHD - Adoption - Family - Third Culture Challenges


     I am  approved for Highmark, Geisinger, Capital Blue and Quest insurances, WellSpan EAP and Mazzetti and Sullivan EAP, Self Pay.  

Outside of Work 

I deeply enjoy being in nature, sharing a meal with others, playing with my nieces and nephew, and eating more chips and salsa than one should.  "

My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together". -Desmond Tutu 

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Current Clients

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