Nicole Cavender is a therapist at Compass Rose, where she’s in charge of creating and facilitating group programs; conducting individual, group and family counseling; and aiding in the overall improvement of the residential atmosphere. She has a B.S. in youth ministries from Indiana Wesleyan University and a M.A. in counseling from Huntington University. For nine years, she worked as a house parent and therapist at a character-based therapeutic boarding school and wilderness camp. She also worked for three years in community mental health settings.