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Nicole Cammack, PhD Dr. Nicole Cammack was born and raised in Richmond, VA. She currently resides in Washington, DC where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Development from Howard University, and her Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University. Additionally, she completed a specialized postdoctoral fellowship with the Center for School Mental Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Cammack is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of Maryland. She currently serves as the Program Director of the Primary Care-Mental Health Integration clinic, where she provides mental health services to veterans in a co-located primary care setting. Services that she provide include brief individual therapy, couples therapy, and culturally responsive therapeutic groups that focus on race-based trauma, military sexual trauma, and resilience. Lastly, she leads the Diversity Training Subcommittee and promotes efforts to increase diversity and cultural competency among psychology graduate trainees, and she is an active participant on several leadership councils through the VA Medical Center. Dr. Cammack is passionate about mental health awareness, treatment, and reducing the mental health stigma, particularly as it relates to Black communities. Both her clinical and research interests have continually focused on mental health issues specific to the Black community and identifying ways to address the cultural and systemic issues that impact Black mental health and wellness. This passion is what led to the development of Black Mental Wellness. She is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., she enjoys traveling, and spending time with her daughter, family, and friends.

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