MEET OUR TEAM

Kim Nichols, MA, LMFTA 

Kim Nichols, MA, LMFTA, received a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pfeiffer University. Originally from Michigan, Mrs. Nichols has lived in North Carolina for several years. She is also a graduate of Western Michigan University, where she earned a Master’s degree in English/Professional Writing, a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Arts and Sciences, and Professional Education Certification, kindergarten through eighth grade. Mrs. Nichols has extensive experience working in healthcare, campus, community, and school settings, supervising and serving as a community liaison for health professional, graduate, and undergraduate students in academic institutions.  She also provides mental health counseling and spiritual support for individuals attending faith-based congregations.  

Mrs. Nichols is also a certified Community Resiliency Model (CRM) Teacher who works with individuals across the lifespan. She serves as a co-located mental health therapist for adolescent children in the Durham Public School System and also enjoys providing personal growth counseling for college-age and graduate students.  Although Mrs. Nichols’s clinical approach is eclectic, she uses a Family Systems approach, employing Cognitive Behavioral, Experiential, Narrative, and Solution-Focused therapies. 

Mrs. Nichols’ clinical interests include providing therapy for individuals, couples, and/or families experiencing: 

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Family stress
  • Low self-esteem
  • Academic and vocational-related stressors
  • Grief and loss
  • Chronic and terminal health conditions
  • Life direction and spiritual concerns 

Additionally, Mrs. Nichols is a certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator who offers premarital counseling and works with couples navigating marital and relational challenges.

Administrative Team

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Practice Manager

Tyrell Baggett,
BA, CCMA, CPT

Assistant Office Manager

Raven Brooks,
BS

Medical Records Representative

Gina Dees,
BS

Client Access Representative

Marlen Mercado

Clinical Team

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Kristen Vaughn Bell,
Ph.D., LP

Birshari Greene Cox,
MA, MS, LCMHC-A, NCC

Sherry C. Eaton,
Ph.D., LP

 Psiyina Davis, 
MA, MACC, LMFT

Clifton Garner, Sr.,
PsyD

Natalie Gidney-Cole,
MSW, LCSW

Kim Nichols,
MA, LMFTA

Valeria Rivera-Smith,
PsyD, LP

Jesus Sanchez,
MT, MA, LPA

Milicia Tedder,
PhD, LPA

Office: (919) 418-1718
Fax: (919) 794-5715
acfhinfo@armstrongcfh.com

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Durham

5315 Highgate Dr
Suite 102
Durham, NC 27713

Raleigh

8450 Falls of Neuse Rd
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27615