Nicole holds two Masters Degrees, one in Human Behavior and a dual degree in Mental Health and Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of South Florida. She is Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida and is also a Certified Addictions Professional. Ms. Guincho is a CARF surveyor and travels all over the United States and Canada completing surveys throughout the year. She is a part of a private practice in Trinity, Florida.
Nicole serves as a training instructor for two separate law enforcement Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training programs in adjoining Pinellas and Pasco counties. She teaches Geriatric Mental Health Issues, Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health, coordinates Scenario Based Training, and co-instructs Calm, Assess, Facilitate. In addition, she previously sat on the Pinellas National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) board and currently sits on the University Of South Florida’s Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling advisory board.