Nicole Cavender has been a therapist with Compass Rose for 3 years where she is 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 an M.A. in counseling from Huntington University. Nicki received her licensure from the state of Indiana in 2017. For nine years, she worked as a house parent and a therapist at a character-based therapeutic boarding school and wilderness camp, and for three years in the community mental health settings. In her free time, Nicki enjoys spending time with her many nieces and nephews and being a dog-mom to Ringo.