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Reba Olsen, American counselor. Licensed professional counselor, Georgia. Regents scholar State of Georgia, 1975.


Olsen, Reba was born on May 9, 1954 in Milledgeville, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Henry S. and Ellen (Stancil) Bales.


Bachelor in Social Work magna cum laude, University Georgia, 1976. Master of Education in Counseling, West Georgia College, 1988.


Social worker Fannin County American Red Cross, Blue Ridge, Georgia, 1976-1979, Gordon County Schools/Special Education Office, Calhoun, 1980-1987. Counselor, evaluator Dalton (Georgia) College, since 1987. Counselor Dalton Family Care, since 1993.

Group facilitator Children Cope with Divorce, Whitfield County, since 1993. Facilitator grief/loss group First Methodist Church, Dalton, 1994.


Co-chairman Drug Free Schools Advisory, Gordon County/Calhoun, 1991-1993. Member troubled children's commission, Gordon City Schools, 1986-1987. Member Calhoun/Gordon County Child Abuse Council, 1985-1987.

Advisory board member New Connections, Dalton, 1989-1993. Member American College Counseling Association, Georgia College Counseling Association (charter member, executive board 1987-1993, various committees, Outstanding New Professional award 1993), Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, aerobics, sewing, story-telling.


Children: Misty Olsen, Daniel Olsen.