About Sabrina Nichole
Sabrina is a spiritually-minded, socially-conscious woman of faith who is on a mission to help you seek spiritual fulfillment as a part of your wellness. She is an author, public speaker, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, ordained Christian minister, and nonprofit professional. She earned the Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from Winston-Salem State University and the dual Master of Arts (Counseling) and Master of Divinity from Wake Forest University. She also works in private counseling practice with Reconciliation Counseling and Consulting, PLLC, and occasionally teaches aspiring helping professionals as an adjunct professor at Queens University of Charlotte.
Sabrina has helped countless people with their spiritual journeys and pursuit of wellness for more than 20 years. Along with the person who is generally interested in growing deeper in their spirituality, she is particularly devoted to helping people who feel spiritually disenfranchised or displaced, and/or who’ve experienced religious trauma or spiritual abuse. As a lifelong learner and believer in wellness as a journey, she continues to do her personal, spiritual work as well.
- Mental Health Coach for the Thriving in Ministry 2021 Cohort, Wake Forest University School of Divinity
- The Allstate Foundation Executive Leadership Program, 2021 Cohort
- The Allstate Foundation Leading with Equity Program, 2021 Cohort
- 2020 Learning Community: Advancing a Racial Equity Organizational Lens, United Way of Central Carolinas
- Advisory Board Member, Blair College of Health, Queens University of Charlotte
- Adjunct Instructor, Queens University of Charlotte: The Helping Relationships
- Adjunct Instructor, Carolina Christian College: Christian Counseling; Old and New Testament Surveys; Church History; Group Counseling; Dynamics of Leadership; Leadership Seminar; Managing Conflict and Change in Ministry
Licensure & Credentials
- National Certified Counselor (NCC - #269259)
- North Carolina Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC - #8150)
Nichole, S. (2020). From crowds to community. In Jill Crainshaw & Lindsey Clifton (Eds.), Crocus blooms in wilderness places: Sermons, prayers, and reflections during COVID-19. Library Partners Press: Winston-Salem, NC.
Nichole, S. (2019). Child, get up! Living with mental illness and faith. Library Partners Press: Winston-Salem, NC.
- Keynote Speaker for the annual gathering of the Association for Adult Development & Aging (AADA), a division of the American Counseling Association; 2021
- Dewberry, T. L., & Gilchrist, S. N. (2020). X Marks the Spot: Uncovering the hidden treasure of agency supervision. Presentation for the Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Counseling Association: Charlotte, NC.
- Dewberry, T. L., & Gilchrist, S. N. (2020). Information, Imagination, & Innovation: Addressing social disparities among adolescent students. Presentation for the Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Counseling Association: Charlotte, NC.
- Gilchrist, S. N., & Dewberry, T. L, (2020). (Re)Building Sanctuary: Helping clients heal from religious trauma and spiritual harm. Presentation for the Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Counseling Association: Charlotte, NC.
- Gilchrist, S. N. (2012). Ethical mentoring: Self-care in human services. Presentation for the Annual Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance Workshops & Awards Luncheon: Charlotte, NC.
- Hicks, L. Y., Lusk, A., Gilchrist, S. N., Dean, A., & Oliphant, T. (2011). A reflection of hope for Black/African-American female graduate students. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Counseling Association: New Orleans, LA.
- Hicks, L. Y. & Gilchrist, S. N. (2010). lgbT.I.C. 101: Transgender Issues in Counseling. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Counseling Association: Concord, NC.