Verna Oliva


Oliva Flemming

Verna Oliva

Department Faculty

  • Assistant Professor

  • Campus:
  • Washington, D.C.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Address Map of 1015 15th St NW Washington DC 20005
Office 408
1015 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Dr. Oliva received her Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Stetson University where she also became a Certified School Counselor. She then went on for her Ph.D. in Counseling Education from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Oliva has 18 years of clinical experience in private practice and government agencies working with children, adolescents, young adults, couple and families. In addition Dr. Oliva has been an Assistant Professor and Adjunct Professor at The University of Central Florida, Montclair State University, Palm Beach Atlantic University and Shenandoah University. Currently Dr. Oliva is an Assistant Professor in the Counselor Education and Supervision Program in the DC campus. In addition, Dr. Oliva, has a small private practice in Northern Virginia that focuses on adolescents and young adults working through Identity Development, Diversity Acculturation, and Sexual Orientation as well as Couples and Family Counseling.

Education History
Degree Institution
Ph.D. - Counselor Education (May 2004)(CACREP accredited) University of Central Florida Orlando Florida Homes Scholar Recipient- Latina Chapter
M.S. -Mental Health Counseling (1999) Deland, Florida CACREP accredited program. Graduated with honors
B.A. Psychology (1997) Deland, Florida
State of Virginia Mental Health Counseling. Licensure Fall 2014
School Counselor Certification (2001) and Teaching Certification in Psychology (2000) Volusia County Schools, Florida
State of Florida Mental Health Counseling, Licensure April 2009 (Licensure hours completed)
Community Involvement
Admissions- Master and Doctoral Level D.C. Campus
Petition for Policy Exception- Board Member