Vanessa Nicholson, PsyD
Vanessa Nicholson, PsyD is a psychology Postdoctoral Fellow at Sutter Roseville Medical Center. She provides therapeutic intervention and consultation in the emergency department to patients who have been placed on psychiatric holds and are awaiting transfer to inpatient psychiatric facilities. Dr. Nicholson also provides emotional support to patients and their families on the medical floors. She has a broad range of experience working in neuropsychology, community mental health, inpatient psychiatric, and residential treatment centers. Her primary interests include neuropsychological assessment, women’s empowerment, and health psychology. Dr. Nicholson’s doctoral research focused on women’s job satisfaction in the STEM fields of the Silicon Valley and the correlation between five factors thought necessary for women to thrive. She uses a person-centered and cognitive-behavioral approach in her work and she enjoys working with individuals in all age ranges and backgrounds. Dr. Nicholson recently graduated from Alliant International University, Sacramento with a degree in Clinical Psychology.