Meet Our Team

Sophia Ogunlana, EdD

Assistant Professor, Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Director- Washington, D.C. Location

Department: Counseling & Social Work

Office Location: Washington, D.C.

Dr. Sophia A. Ogunlana is a native Marylander who is married with two children. She holds a Bachelors in Psychology (with a concentration in Mental Health) and a minor in Religion from High Point University, as a proud alumni of Capital Bible Seminary, she holds a Masters in Christian Counseling and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Counselor Education and Supervision  from Argosy University. Dr. Ogunlana completed an internship with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) where she worked with patients with a childhood onset of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (P.A.N.D.A.S.). She has presented locally and nationally (Johns Hopkins University, Bowie State University, NIMH, the Art Institute of Washington, and American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences) on the following topics: Women and Minorities Issues, and the Role of Father Involvement, Rates of Rheumatic Fever in the Families of Patients with P.A.N.D.A.S./Sydenham’s chorea, Thriving and Surviving a Doctoral Counseling Program, and Transitioning from a Master’s to a Doctoral Counseling Program. As a co-author of the book entitled “Selecting and Surviving a Doctoral Program in Counseling,” she seeks to further research and find resources for counseling students. She holds an LPC and LCPC and has served in the Mental Health field for many years.


EdD, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology
MA, Capital Bible Seminary, Christian Counseling
BS, High Point University, Psychology