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Nicole Ball

Adjunct Instructor 3
Social Work
Phone: (231) 591-2769
Email: [email protected]


  • MSW, Master of Social Work, Grand Valley State University
  • BA, Bachelor of Social work, Ferris State University, Social Work


Nicole Ball received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Ferris State University. She went on to receive her Master of Social Work from Grand Valley State University. Nicole is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She is an active member of the Social Work departments BSW curriculum committee. Her background includes work with domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, pregnant and parenting teens, child development, mental health crisis intervention, youth and family counseling, as well as experience as a labor and delivery doula.

She currently works in private practice therapy in Traverse City. Nicole’s clinical work focuses on child, adult and family therapy from a holistic perspective utilizing many different approaches of treatment and support. Her interest/expertise includes anxiety, depression, individuals experiencing transitions, pregnancy, parenting, trauma and the use of technology assisted online counseling.