Naomi J. Wheeler PhD

Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Naomi J. Wheeler is an assistant professor in counselor education with Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida and a nationally certified counselor. She has extensive clinical and administrative experience providing service to children and families from predominately low-income and racially diverse backgrounds, most notably as the Director of the Marriage and Family Research Institute at the University of Central Florida and Project Director for a federal relationship education program. Her research agenda builds from her professional experiences to examine relational stress across the lifespan including early life family adversity and couple stress as contributors to health disparities.