Nicole Winkleski

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In-Home Mental Health Practitioner

Professional Philosophy

I strive to utilize deep compassion and understanding as avenues for effective treatment. I believe that authentic connection is a healing tool that must be strengthened or learned when traumas and attachment disruptions have occurred for individuals and families. I work to instill hope and reduce suffering in the families I serve.

Ages Served

Children, adolescents, and their families

Specialty Areas

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Completed Theraplay Level 1 training


Based in Oakdale, providing services in-home and in-community.

Professional Experience

I have experience in mental health crisis services, family and individual skills training, and individual and family therapy.


Bachelors in Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Masters in Clinical Social Work, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

License and Credentials

Licensed Graduate Social Worker