John Nixon

Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Assistant Director of Clinical Services & PK-12 Outreach at The PRACTICE
Expertise: Mental health counseling, Tele-health counseling, Counselor education


John Nixon is assistant director for clinical services and PK-12 Outreach at The PRACTICE, UNLV’s community mental health clinic.

The PRACTICE provides mental health counseling, clinical psychology, and school psychology to the Las Vegas community and tele-counseling services to areas of rural Nevada. 

Nixon is also an assistant professor-in-residence in UNLV's department of counselor education, school psychology, and human services. His work focuses primarily on mental health counseling and training graduate students in counselor education.


  • Ed.D., Counselor Education, University of Northern Colorado
  • M.Div., Theology, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
  • B.A., Religion, Trinity University

John Nixon In The News

Las Vegas Sun
As cities across the country began shutting down when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, people still needed to receive advice and treatment from doctors for symptoms non-COVID-related. Physicians had to figure out another way to reach patients.