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Erica Daniels


Dr. Daniels is a licensed professional school counselor (LPSC) and a nationally certified counselor (NCC). She has worked as a school counselor in various environments for over 15 years. As a school counseling leader, she has served as the Director of School Counseling for Henrico High School in Henrico, Virginia and as the lead middle school counselor at Vernon Johns Middle School, Petersburg, VA. She is currently an Assistant Professor for Evangel University in their inaugural online graduate counseling program. She also serves as the Youth Minister at New Light Baptist Church, Richmond, VA.

She was selected as the Michelle Dowdy Emerging Leader for the Virginia Counseling Association (VCA) in 2020 and as an Emerging Leader for the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) in 2021. As an ACES Emerging Leader, she serves on the Product Development Committee and the ACES Webinar Subcommittee. She is an active member of several professional organizations and is currently serving as the President of the Richmond Area Counselors Association (RACA) as well as the co-chair of the ACES School Counseling Interest Network Supervision work group. Dr. Daniels is passionate about the field of counseling, especially school counseling. Her research agenda includes topics of mental health in schools, leadership, self-care, and supervision in school counseling.

Dr. Daniels is married to Raymond Sr., has three children (Ray Jr., Isayah, and Olivia) and two dogs (Kobe and Reecy).

Earned degrees and licensures:

B.A. in Psychology from The College of William and Mary
M.A.Ed in Professional School Counseling from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
M.Div in Theology from Virginia Union University
Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University

Licensed Professional School Counselor (LPSC)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)


Professional Memberships:
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
Richmond Area Counselors Association (RACA)
Virginia Counselor Association (VCA)
Virginia School Counselor Association (VSCA)

Leadership Roles:
ACES School Counseling Interest Network Supervision Workgroup Co-Chair
Richmond Area Counselors Association President, Richmond, Virginia
ACES Product Development Webinar Subcommittee Member

Awards Received: 

ACES Emerging Leader 2021
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Michele Dowdy Emerging Leader 2020
Virginia Counseling Association



Full CV