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Marte Ostvik-de Wilde, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies Joined USJ:
Academic Degrees Ph.D., University of Maryland
M.A., The Ohio State University
B.S., Boston University
Contact Information


Dr. Ostvik-de Wilde is a certified School Counselor in the state of Connecticut. Prior to joining USJ, she worked as a professional school counselor in elementary and middle schools, and as a supervisor of early career K-12 school counselors.


American Counseling Association
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
American School Counselor Association
Chi Sigma Iota International

Courses Taught

Crisis & Trauma
Counseling Children and Adolescents
Counseling Skills & Techniques
Leadership in School Counseling
School Counseling Practicum
Lifespan Developmental Theories and Applications
Group Process & Dynamics
Theories of Counseling and Psychology


Her work is focused within Counselor Education & Supervision. Recent publications and presentations have been on building children and adolescents’ social and emotional competence and counseling group work in schools. She has published and presented in national and regional associations, including, but not limited to the American Counseling Association, North American Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and the Association for Specialists in Group Work.


Her research interests include childhood and adolescent social emotional learning, school-based mental health counseling groups, and school counselor supervision and development.