Our History

Lemons To Lavender, LLC opened in September 2015 to assist people in early recovery to strengthen relationships with self, loved ones, and the community to support long-term remission from the disease of addiction. Lemons To Lavender's founder, Nickia Pierce, was given the business's name during a conversation with God about how she could best serve the community and utilize her then thirteen years of experience as a credentialed alcohol and drug counselor in the state of Connecticut. Prior to opening a private practice, Nickia gained experience with

  • Children and Families

  • Co-Occurring Disorders

  • Detoxification

  • Family Preservation

  • Family Reunification

  • Intensive Outpatient

  • Outpatient

  • Reintegration

  • Residential

  • Sexual Identity


​​​to deepen her understanding of the entire recovery process and the systems that make the portions of the recovery process difficult.

Nickia Pierce earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology at The College of the Holy Cross in 2003. From 2009 to 2014 she maintained certification as an alcohol and drug counselor as granted by the Department of Public Health after completing examination through the IC&RC. She earned a Master of Social Work degree from Springfield College and has maintained licensure as an alcohol and drug counselor since January 2015.