Nicole Hoelz received a bachelor’s degree in child psychology, master’s degree in educational psychology, and educational specialist’s degree in school psychology from the University of Minnesota. She is a nationally certified school psychologist. Nicole has provided school psychological services in six different school districts and at fifteen different schools, worked in private practice, taught graduate courses at San Diego State University, and practiced in Minnesota, California, Italy, Hawaii, Virginia, and Florida. Her broad experience in rural, urban, and suburban settings has included work with impoverished and affluent communities, public and private schools, and diverse populations. Nicole conducts psychoeducational evaluations, provides counseling and consultation services, leads parent trainings and professional development workshops, and assists with the development of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Section 504 Plans, and intervention plans. She enjoys and is experienced working with children and families addressing a variety of learning and social-emotional and behavioral concerns, such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), intellectual giftedness, learning disabilities, twice exceptionality (gifted and learning disabled), anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorders, cognitive impairment, and developmental delays. Nicole is passionate about helping individuals maximize strengths and minimize weaknesses, as well as develop skills and strategies to help reach their potential and achieve success. She is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists and Florida Association of School Psychologists. Nicole is also a military spouse, mother of two children, and has a long history of community service, including serving on a private school’s board of governors, volunteering with parent teacher organizations, helping military families receiving critical medical care, organizing support for homeless families, and assisting church and community organizations.
Nicole Hoelz, educational psychologist, is an Independent Contractor for D’Arienzo Psychology. As a new resident of Florida, her license is pending with the Florida Department of Health, and is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Justin D’Arienzo, Florida License: PY7397.