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Meet Our Counselors

2018 Counseling Team

Our counselors are known for their extensive expertise supporting college students with concerns ranging from the stresses of young adulthood to traumatic events in their lives or within their families or communities. 

Get to know our counselors!


(From left to right)

Margaret Edwards

Margaret is the Program Director for Counseling & Wellness Services at the Women's Center. Margaret oversees the services provided to clients at the center. She also collaborates with colleagues on a variety of outreach efforts that promote the well-being of UVA students and staff and members of the Charlottesville community.

Amy Chestnutt

Amy oversees the Body Positive interns and provides workshops to student groups about disordered eating and body image concerns. When Amy is working in the Women's Center, she can offer support to students in her role as a confidential advocate.

Latoria White

Latoria is both a counselor and the case manager at the Women's Center. She received her Master’s degree in Clinical/Community Psychology at Norfolk State University. She has previously worked with Region Ten CSBSARA, and SHE

Amelia Walton

Amelia provides individual, group, and couples counseling to UVA students, staff, and faculty, on issues such as anxiety and depression, trauma, disordered eating, grief, and career and relationship concerns.

Cathy Erickson

Cathy works with clients primarily on issues related to interpersonal violence and sexual assault.  She also works with anxiety, OCD, depression, eating disorders, grief and relationship problems. She earned her M.A. in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.

Janie Williams

Janie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who provides individual, group, and couples therapy to UVA students, faculty, and staff. Janie serves clients, who have experienced interpersonal violence, sexual violence, and other traumas, as well as anxiety, depression, disordered eating, grief, and career and relationship concerns.