Nicole Elbrecht, LPC-S, NCC – Clinical Treatment Director
Mrs. Elbrecht serves as overall administrative and clinical oversight for Pathways, performing clinical supervision, case file review, and monitoring for service quality and compliance. She ensures that all clinical services are evidenced based, trauma informed and supports the team in developing individualized treatment plans to identify strengths and needs of each family. In addition to assessment and individual, family, and group therapy services, Mrs. Elbrecht participates in the on-call rotation and supervision of the inpatient diversion program, offering in-home crisis support, intervention and safety planning to stabilize placements and prevent hospitalization.
Mrs. Elbrecht received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Southwest Texas State University with a concentration in research and abnormal human behavior. In 2005, Mrs. Elbrecht received a Master of Arts in Counseling from The University of Texas/San Antonio. She has since focused her career on serving youth in foster care and possesses 11 years of experience providing therapy and crisis intervention. Previously, Mrs. Elbrecht worked with the Children’s Advocacy Centers in Central and South Texas to implement The Family Advocate Program, develop curriculum for Protective Parenting and Sexual Abuse Dynamics Group, and worked closely with Bexar County Family Drug Court. Mrs. Elbrecht has extensive training in CBT, Attachment, and Trauma and has presented on “The Impact of Trauma” to surrounding universities.