Nicole Peluso, MA, LPC, NCC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of New Jersey. She holds a full-time position at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison as a Psychological Counselor for their Counseling and Psychological Services center (CAPS). There, Nicole provides individual psychotherapy, facilitates support groups, and creates / hosts mental health awareness campus events as well as campus wide presentations. She also is the campus club advisor for Active Minds.


Empowered Healing, LLC is Nicole’s part-time private practice where she provides individual psychotherapy services to the community. Her experience as a psychotherapist in private practice includes, but are not limited to depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, transitional issues, grief and loss, and relational issues.


The name Empowered Healing, came through to her on a special day, the day of her grandfather's birthday. She resonates with the word "empowered" so much as she incorporates empowerment in every session. Nicole's goal is to empower her clients to healing while keeping in mind, her clients are the experts of their lives!

Her goal for Empowered Healing is to incorporate holistic healing into her business as she currently is studying reiki and enjoys the healing properties of energy work and crystals.

Nicole received her BA in Psychology and MA in Mental Health Counseling at Caldwell College, now known as Caldwell University. She was involved in clubs as well as inducted in honor societies.


She holds a Secretarial position on the Executive Board for the New Jersey College Counseling Association (NJCCA) and is a member of the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) and American Counseling Association (ACA).


Aside from professional life, Nicole enjoys living a fun-filled, passionate, adventurous life by incorporating nature, traveling, cooking, and a healthy lifestyle. She thoroughly enjoys football as well as Disney and spending time with family and friends is the most important part of her days.


Contact her today for more information and a free phone consultation!

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) License No. and State: NJ 37PC00583500​​​​​​​​


National Certified Counselor (NCC)


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