Dr William G. Nicoll
Trainer, education/mental health consultant & author
William G. Nicoll, Ph.D. received his M.Ed. in Counseling from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in Counseling from the University of Arizona. He has 50 years of experience in both the mental health and education fields. His experience includes serving for 30 years as a professor of counseling and department chair in graduate counseling programs. Bill’s professional experience includes serving as a special education teacher (behavior disorders), school counselor (public and international schools), and mental health counselor/therapist working in agency, private practice and correctional settings. Bill Nicoll is a world renowned speaker, trainer and consultant on issues related to children, families, schools and mental health issues. For many years, he served as the national trainer in Brief Counseling/Therapy for the American Counseling Association’s National Professional Development program. He has been a consultant for the U.S. Department of State Office of Overseas School and for several international school organizations. Bill has provided consulting and professional training services throughout N. America, South & Central America, Africa, Europe and Asia for international schools, university graduate programs, and mental health organizations. Bill has published two books, “Resilience and the Internationally Mobile Family” and “Developing Resilient Youth: Classroom activities for social-emotional competence” and has published extensively in professional books and journals on issues pertaining to family counseling, resilience development, and social-emotional learning; Bill is recognized as one of the seminal authors on school based family counseling. He has served on editorial boards for national and international professional journals and held numerous professional leadership positions at the state, national and international levels.