Dr. Nicole Thaxton is the co-Founder and Clinical Director of Atlanta Wellness Collective, a holistic counseling and wellness practice located in Acworth and Marietta, Georgia. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor in the state of Georgia, who has counseled high-achieving individuals and families in private practice since 2016. She is passionate about findings in the fields of psychology, leadership development, exercise and nutrition, and high performance. She uses that knowledge to help people find freedom from anxiety, overachievement, and people-pleasing so they can grow in self-awareness and enjoy a fulfilled life.
Dr. Nicole says she was born a high achiever, writing "Let No One Outwork You Today" on her bedroom wall when she was 8. Dr. Nicole went on to earn an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, a master's degree from Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta, and a Ph.D. from Mercer University. She has doctoral specializations in developmental trauma, child and adolescent counseling, and counseling supervision. Dr. Nicole also founded and operated The Anxious Achievers Club, a weekly online newsletter and online support community serving over 50K members.
Dr. Nicole lives in Marietta with her husband RJ and her amazing teenage stepdaughter. You can find her on Instagram @cocothax and TikTok @drnicolethaxton.
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