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Nicole (Wells) Platz

Implementation Specialist

212 Towers Building


Nicole Wells is an Implementation Specialist who joined our team in October 2020. She is a Masters-level clinician who obtained her Master of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Phoenix.

She has practiced as a family-based mental health therapist and supervisor, supervisor of the EcoSystemic Structural Family Mobile Therapy Program, and just completed her role as the project director for the System of Care, a SAMHSA-funded grant initiative, in Erie County.

Nicole launched a “Let’s Talk About It” campaign in 2018 to help raise awareness about the prevalence of children’s mental health by educating the community on the basic signs, symptoms and statistics of mental illness to encourage early identification and intervention. Over the course of 3 months, this campaign reached over 696 individuals.

Nicole is a co-chair for the Diversity & Belonging Work Group of the Erie Coalition for a Trauma Informed Community (ECTIC), as well as a member of the ECTIC Executive Committee. She is the current treasurer for the Board of Directors at the Children’s Advocacy Center in Erie, a Certified Professional Supervisor, a Certified Clinical Supervisor through Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic since 2016, and a Certified Eco Systemic Structural Family Therapist since 2012. She has been Sanctuary Model trained for Trauma Informed Care since 2012 and has organized Annual Trauma Conferences in Erie County since 2017.