Olivia Houston

Phone: (610) 269-4400 Ext. 7473


Degrees and Certifications:

M.S.Ed. School and Mental Health Counseling - University of Pennsylvania M.S. Criminal Justice, Behavior Analysis Concentration – Saint Joseph’s University B.S. Criminal Justice - West Chester University PA Certified PK-12 School Counselor

Olivia Houston

Olivia began employment with DASD in 2015 as the Prevention Specialist at Downingtown Middle School. She moved to Downingtown West High School in 2018. Olivia assists students and families within the district by connecting them to behavioral health resources. She has spent her professional career serving at-risk youth in Chester County and participating in various community outreach efforts. Olivia has experience working in the juvenile justice system, community-based mental health, as well as emergency room crisis intervention. She has worked collaboratively with community and residential mental health and drug and alcohol providers.  

Olivia was born and raised in Chester County, and feels a strong connection to the youth and families in this area. She has participated in several in-school and community public speaking engagements on drug and alcohol prevention. In her spare time, she serves as a board member for the Youth Mentoring Partnership. She also enjoys volunteering, reading, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.