Viola Vaughan-Eden, PhD, MJ, LCSW
Viola Vaughan-Eden, PhD, MJ, LCSW

Viola Vaughan-Eden, PhD, MJ, LCSW

Clinical Consultant

Dr. Vaughan-Eden has provided child and family counseling services to the Southeastern Virginia community for more than 30 years. Following her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree in 1987, she worked for eight years as a psychotherapist in Norfolk at The Barry Robinson residential treatment center for emotionally and behaviorally troubled youth. Next, she was a founding staff member of a Child Abuse Program that eventually became a nationally accredited Children’s Advocacy Center at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. Since 2002, she has been in private practice in Hampton Roads offering mental health services to trauma victims and their families. In 2003, she completed her dissertation on parenting sexually abused children earning a PhD in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Currently, she is Associate Professor and PhD Program Director with The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work at Norfolk State University.

Dr. Vaughan-Eden provides consultation services to the clinicians at Williamsburg Counseling.