A unique combination of clinical psychologist, nutritionist, and special education teacher, Dr. Nicole Beurkens, PhD, has almost 20 years of experience supporting children, young adults, and families. She has specialized expertise in evaluating and treating a wide range of developmental and mental health concerns including autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety, bipolar disorder, behavioral disorders, brain injury, and other neurodevelopmental conditions. She holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, a Master’s in Nutrition and Integrative Health, and a Master’s in Special Education, and is trained in numerous specialty areas.
A licensed clinical psychologist and nutritionist, Dr. Beurkens is the Founder and Director of Horizons Developmental Resource Center in Caledonia, Michigan. She leads a team dedicated to exceptional evaluation and integrative treatment services, research on innovative treatment protocols, and professional training on best practices.
Using her experience with individuals and families affected by developmental or mental health concerns, Dr. Beurkens has developed unique training and educational tools for families and professionals. A highly sought-after international consultant and speaker, she is a Mom’s Choice Award recipient and AutismOne Best Therapist award winner. Her work has been highlighted in numerous online and print publications, and she’s an expert media source.
Dr. Beurkens publishes an award-winning weekly newsletter for thousands of subscribers, and has hundreds of articles and resources available online for parents and professionals.
When she isn’t working, Dr. Beurkens enjoys spending time with her husband and four children.