Winetta Oloo, PhD, MS, LMFT

Chair, Department of Counseling and Family Sciences
Associate Professor, Counseling and Family Sciences

Contact Information

Phone 909-558-4547, ext. 42099
Fax 909-558-0417

Department of Counseling and Family Sciences
Loma Linda University, Griggs Hall, Office 109
11065 Campus St., Loma Linda, CA  92350


  • PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy - Loma Linda University, 2006
  • MS, Marriage and Family Therapy - Loma Linda University, 2003

Areas of Specialization

  • Recovery-oriented care
  • Clinical supervision
  • Adolescent and transitional-aged youth development
  • Treating severe mental illness

Professional Licenses and Memberships

  • Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

Recent Publications and Presentations


  • Wilson, C., Woolford, S., Wilson, L., Williams, D., Oloo, W. (2017). Disparities in obesity prevalence among adolescents in Trinidad and Tobago. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
  • Oloo, W., Ribadu, I., Ribadu, N. (2016). Adolescent body-image in the United States and Guyana: A socio-cultural comparison. American International Journal of Social Sciences, 5(2), 1-9.
  • Lyles Kincade, L., Fox, C., Oloo, W. & Hopkins, G. (2016). Prosocial development and achievement of young African American males in southern California. Journal of African American Males in Education, 7(2).
  • Distelberg, B., Sirkin-Maritn, A., Borieux, M., & Oloo, W. (2015). Multidimensional family resilience assessment: Individual, family and community resilience (IFCR) profile. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 25(6), 552-570. DOI:
  • Oloo, W., Castillo, N., Fox, C., & Gittens, H. (2015). The Qualitative Study of Recovery-Oriented Care in Clinical Supervision: A Methodological Overview. International Journal of Arts and Humanities, 1(2), 8-18.

Community Engagement

  • Board Member, Bayfront Youth and Family Services (2011-present)
  • Board Member, B.L.U.E. Christmas Services (2011-present)
  • Loma Linda University International Behavioral Health Trauma Team (2011-present)