Eric B Nicholson, MD, PhD, Psychiatrist in Norwalk
Dr. Eric Nicholson, a Board-Certified Child and Adolescent, Adult, and Addiction Psychiatrist in Norwalk, CT, provides Individual, Parent, Couples, and Family Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, Exposure-Based Therapies, for patients of all ages suffering from Addictive Disorders and Psychiatric Disorders including Anxiety Disorders, such as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, Social Phobia, Panic, Agoraphobia, Emetophobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and OCD Spectrum Disorders (hoarding, perfectionism) and Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (trichotillomania, skin picking), and Mood Disorders, utilizing CBT, Motivational Enhancement, Exposure/Ritual Prevention, Habit Reversal Training. Dr. Nicholson also provides treatment for individuals on the Autism Spectrum with individual and family-focused treatments as indicated.
Dr. Nicholson firmly believes that parental involvement in the treatment of children is necessary. He addresses parental accommodation/enabling that maintains disorders and disruptive symptoms. He helps parents implement effective Parent Management Training/Contingency Management strategies. Dr. Nicholson routinely attends school 504 and PPT meetings and works closely with school personnel to improve treatment outcomes.
Dr. Nicholson spends the time necessary to address his patients' needs. He will spend multiple hours once or more a week for a flat fee per session to encourage participation and improve outcomes. He addresses peer-socialization, sleep quality, exercise, and nutrition. He prescribes only for his own patients. INSURANCE/MEDICAID/MEDICARE NOT ACCEPTED.
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  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Year Graduated: 1992
  • License No. and State: 037825 Connecticut
  • Board Certification: Child, Adult, Addictions


Accepted Payment Methods: Check

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship / Yale Child Study Center
  • Certificate Date: 2001
  • Certificate: Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship / University of Maryland
  • Certificate Date: 1999


  • Child or Adolescent
  • Addiction
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)


  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Medical Detox
  • Medication Management
  • ObsessiveCompulsive Personality Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Exposure/Response Prevention
  • Family / Marital
  • Habit Reversal Therapy
  • Intervention
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2017
Eric B Nicholson, MD, PhD, Psychiatrist in Norwalk

Eric B Nicholson

Psychiatrist, MD, PhD