Nadine Cannon has her master’s in social work (MSW) and she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina. She graduated in May 2017 from The University of North Carolina-Wilmington with her master’s in social work. She also has a bachelor’s in social work from Methodist University that she received in 2009. In addition, Nadine has earned the certificate of a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and she is certified through NASW as a clinical supervisor to provide supervision to LCSW-As.
At the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Hope For The Warriors, Nadine serves in the role of Senior Clinician. While in the role of Senior Clinician, Nadine helps support the clinic and clinical staff by participating in Clinic Quality Improvement (CQI) and Clinic Support Team (CST) meetings. Nadine is an electronic health record ‘Superuser’ and serves to help problem solve issues.
Nadine is a solution focused and trauma informed therapist working with children, adolescents, couples, families, and individuals. Nadine likes to use these types of therapies: Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Collaborative Assessment for Management of Suicidality (CAMS), and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT). Nadine is also trained in Level 1 and 2 for Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Nadine is working to learn the therapies of Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD (CBCT for PTSD to use with couples) and Written Exposure Therapy (WET).
Nadine strives to be an advocate for ending negative mental health stigma, discrimination, and she works to create a therapeutic environment without shame. When asked ‘What about the Cohen Clinic resonates with you?’ Nadine said, “Everyone that works here is so knowledgeable and really wants to help those that we serve get relief from the things that they are seeking services for. We have some of the most highly trained and knowledgeable therapists in the area”.
Nadine is originally from the Pittsburgh, PA area (Go Steelers!). She moved to Fayetteville, NC about 19 years ago to be closer to her younger sister who was stationed at Fort Liberty with 82nd Airborne. Nadine has career experiences as a Peer Support Specialist in Community Mental Health, as a Family Advocate at Head Start/NC Pre-K, a Child Abuse and Neglect Investigator, an intern conducting psychiatric evaluations, a Residential Counselor at an emergency youth shelter, and a Team Lead in Community Based Mental Health with Intensive In Home Services.
When not providing therapy, Nadine enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 sons playing board games, putting together puzzles, camping, and playing with her pets; Petey the cat and Chip the Chihuahua Mix. Nadine relaxes by searching for beach glass and creating art.