Widian Nicola

Widian Nicola

Dr. Widian Nicola is a relationship expert and Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nearly 20 years of clinical social work experience. She has worked along the continuum of care – from inpatient treatment to outpatient counseling with adolescents and adults. For the past fifteen years, Widian has also been a retreat facilitator and conference presenter on issues of immigration, social justice, and the intersection of Christian faith and mental health. As a former undocumented immigrant of nearly 30 years, Widian continues to raise awareness and advocate for immigrant justice.


Widian currently serves as Assistant Professor of Social Work, Director of Nicola Counseling Services, LLC, National Association of Social Workers - New Jersey President-Elect, and is Host/Producer of the podcast show, Lived Experience Project.