College of Arts, Sciences and Education
Adjunct Instructor 3
Phone: (231) 591-2769
Email: [email protected]
- MSW, Master of Social Work, Grand Valley State University, Social Work
- 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. 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 works in private practice counseling 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 and trauma.
Nicole is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She serves as an active member of the Ferris State University Social Work department's BSW curriculum committee. Nicole primarily teaches undergraduate advanced interviewing courses and social research statistics. She also offers graduate level capstone research mentorship and serves as a field liaison for undergraduate internship experiences.