Nikki Stafford - Handel Behavioral Health
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Counselors & Appointments

Nikki Stafford, LMHC

For Telehealth/Online Appointments

(413) 287-7168 View Availability Join Virtual Waiting Room

Counseling Style

Nikki is a professional counselor who seeks to help others enhance their lives by intentionally working towards their self-defined goals and values. She works to help each person feel comfortable and accepted, identify and build on current strengths, and is flexible to individualize her clinical skills in order to help each person find  movement towards the life they want to live.


Nikki has worked in a variety of human services settings including community mental health clinics, substance use treatment centers, mental health residential homes and outpatient therapy settings. She is also trained and skills in several empirically proven treatments including:


  • Parenting Issues
  • PTSD/Acute Stress
  • Academic/Occupational/Work Issues/Career
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety/Panic/Phobias
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Substance Related/Addictive Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Grief/Loss/Bereavement
  • Health/Medical Problems
  • Self-Injurious Behaviors/Self-harm
  • Adjustment Disorder

Clinical Modalities + Treatments

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Christian Counseling
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Authored Articles & Interviews

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Christians Looking for Counseling: Biblically Based Therapy

March 27, 2022

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Coping and Wellness

November 30, 2021

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Living in-line with Values

October 30, 2021