About Troy

Troy Nickell is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and mindfulness trainer.   He works with individuals, couples, and large groups to help mindfully overcome stressful life situations.  His office is located in Solana Beach, Ca.

In his therapy sessions, Troy uses an Integrative approach with an emphasis in Mindfulness-Based, Cognitive-Behavioral, EMDR, and Psychodynamic techniques.  He currently works with a broad spectrum of clients in his private practice. Among his areas of expertise are the treatment of anxieties (including trauma), stress reduction, addictions, self empowerment and self actualization, relationship and employment struggles, grief and loss, as well as spiritual dilemmas.

As a Mindful Coach, Troy utilizes mindfulness techniques to help large groups as well as individuals overcome stress.  Troy provides these services in a variety of settings, including working with small, medium, and large size businesses to provide employees the tools to function at a higher level, as well as working with community organizations and private coaching for individuals to overcome stress.

He had worked in a variety of settings, which included the treatment of the Severe Mentally Ill, Military Veterans, substance abusers and addicts, the chronically homeless, as well as adolescents with emotional distress.

Growing up in the Los Angeles area he later relocated to North County San Diego in 2008. Establishing a home here, he now enjoys all that this great city has to offer.

Troy received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his Master’s of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology.

License: Marriage and Family Therapist, License No. 82993

Executive Member of the Board of Directors San Diego North County chapter of CAMFT

Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist (CAMFT)

Troy Nickell

Troy Nickell, LMFT


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