Zita L. Nickeson
Zita L. Nickeson, M.Ed, LMHC, CST is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist in Washington State. She is a Certified Sex Therapist with the American Board of Sexology, and an Ethnic Minority Mental Health Specialist. Zita has been in private practice for 8 years, previously working as an Administrator and Clinical Director, licensing and overseeing 3 community mental health agencies over a 10-year period. Since moving to private practice, Zita has become a WA State Center for Excellence Trans and Gender Diverse Healthcare Provider and a KINK Aware/Knowledgeable Professional with the National Coalition of Sexual Freedom. Her areas of focus are working with the LGBTQ+ and Kink populations, as well as those seeking additional counseling and/or education around sexual health and relationships. As a member of a Multiracial Family/Interracial Couple, also having biracial children, Zita has also gained additional training and education around providing competent care within the unique dynamics of multiracial individuals, families and relationships. Zita is the owner/director of NW Sexual Counseling, and provides Supervision and training to Counseling/Therapy Student Interns and Associate level Practitioners. Zita’s professional memberships include the American Board of Sexology, CARAS, AASECT (membership does not imply certification), and is an active advocate with Eastern Washington Gender Association.