Biography

Olivia Reichenbacker has been working in psychiatric-mental health nursing since 2013. As a psychiatric nurse, she has cared for patients with all types of psychiatric illness on inpatient units at both the University of Iowa Hospital and Tucker Pavillion at Chippenham Hospital in Richmond. Later, she obtained board certification as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, and remains active in her clinical role as an outpatient provider at Old Towne Counseling.

With a passion for women's mental healthcare, she has been an active member of both Postpartum Support International and Postpartum Support Virginia, lecturing on perinatal mental health care and educating providers about medication management of mental illness in the perinatal period.

Dr. Reichenbacker earned both a DNP and an MSN from the University of South Alabama, and graduated from UVA School of Nursing's BSN program with honors in 2013.

At UVA, she will be teaching psychiatric nursing to both undergraduate and graduate students.