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Nikkiya Brooks

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Nikkiya Brooks earned her Ed.D in Counselor Education and Supervision Program at Argosy University, Atlanta. She is a trauma-informed licensed professional counselor, and enlisted as a volunteer for the Department of Homeland Security as a Disaster Survivor Assistant. She is also a certified school counselor. She is an advocate for youth and families, offenders, substance abusers, and victims of violence, trauma, and addiction. She has presented nationally and internationally on trauma-informed care and trauma competency. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and South Carolina, Past-President of Chi Sigma Iota Alpha Upsilon Alpha Chapter, and a member of the American Counseling Association.


EdD, Argosy University

MA, Webster University

BA, University of South Carolina


Brooks, N. D. (2019). “I believe you: validating the sexual trauma of African American women abused by family members”. American Counseling Association (ACA) .

BROOKS, N. D. (2018). “CSI Chapter Collaboration through Counselor Community Engagement: University of Botswana Book Drive”,. ACA.

Brooks, N. D. (2018). “Transpersonal Counseling: A Modern Look At A Classic Theoretical Approach,” . ASERVIC .

Brooks, N. D. (2017). “A Transpersonal Look at the Future: Developing Professional Identity”. ACES.

Brooks, N. D. (2016). “Is He Mad? Treating African American Males w/ A History of Systematic Trauma,”. MCA.