Maria Flaccavento

Counselor Paul Adrian Powell III Student Success Center

Maria is a Counselor in Residence pursuing licensure as a Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. She is also a registered yoga teacher and a certified trauma informed yoga instructor. Maria was born and raised in southwest Virginia and returned to the area in 2020. Prior to joining Emory and Henry, Maria worked in community-based services for children and families in foster care, as well as for adult emergency services and crisis stabilization.


B.A., Anthropology, Temple University
MFA, Poetry, University of California San Diego
M.Ed., Counseling and Human Development, Lindsey Wilson College

I can help with:

Counseling, crisis support, mindfulness

“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.”

-Maya Angelou

Contact Info

P.O. Box 947, Emory, Virginia 24327


Wiley Hall 224