Olivia Van Ness
Olivia graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Texas State University in 2014. She went on to receive a Master’s in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (MCRC) from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2016, where she performed extensive research on treatment considerations for insomnia and chronic pain, as well as coauthored research on opioid risks. Olivia has speciality experience in pain management in multiple roles and settings, as well as treatment of individuals with comorbid medical issues, substance use disorders, and mood disorders.
Olivia has a passion for counseling any population experiencing transitional difficulties, whether physical, physiological, mental or situational. She is a nationally-certified rehabilitation counselor (CRC) and is licensed in Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-Intern), under the supervision of Tim Anderson, MS, LPC-S. More recently, she was trained in the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) to reduce the impact of disability related to chronic health conditions. Olivia prefers to use an eclectic approach of therapeutic techniques in order to best meet the needs of the client.