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Majorie F. Olney

Leadership Community College
United States of America


Majorie F. Olney, PhD is a faculty member in the Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education (ARPE) at San Diego State University (SDSU). She completed her doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling at Syracuse University in 1995 and has been a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) continuously since that time. Several years ago, Dr. Olney also earned the Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) credential. Dr. Olney has nearly two decades of tenured/tenure track university experience. She was promoted to the rank of Professor in 2012. Dr. Olney teaches in the MS in Rehabilitation Counseling program as well as the doctoral program in Educational Leadership within ARPE. She directs the Certificate in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Mental Health and the advanced Certificate in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and teaches classes in to psychiatric rehabilitation as well as several general rehabilitation counseling courses. A seasoned teacher, Dr. Olney seeks to create a supportive yet challenging learning environment for students. She uses multiple methods such as blogs, discussion boards, group projects, research papers, book clubs, and small group activities to facilitate learning and encourage critical thinking.

Research Interest

An ecological analysis


  • Degeneffe, C. E., & Olney, M.F. (2010). “We are the forgotten victims”: Perspectives of adult siblings of persons with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 24(12), 1416-1427.

  • Olney, M.F, & Lyle C. (2011). The poverty trap: An ecological analysis of barriers to employment. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 54(4), 197-209

  • Olney, M.F., Compton, C., Tucker, M., Emery-Flores, D. & Zuniga, R. (2014). It takes a village: Influences on former SSI/DI beneficiaries who transition to employment. Journal of Rehabilitation, 80(4), 38-51.

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