Jeff Olsgaard LPC
Jeff Olsgaard, MA, MDiv, NCC, LCPC, LPC earned a graduate degree in counseling from Lewis & Clark College. He sees persons throughout the life cycle addressing grief, depression, anxiety, trauma survival, and conflict. His experience also includes Ethics Committee Chairman for a county Public Health Department and Director of a Hospice Bereavement Program. He has been an Emergency Department Psychiatric Assessment Clinician and a Mental Health Consultant to HeadStart Programs. As an Adjunct Professor he taught at state universities while also the Chairman of the Board of Psychologists and of the state Critical Incident Stress Management Network. He has led workshops across the greater Northwest region in addition to extensive trainings here at WP&CS. Jeff is guided by the beliefs in the power of hope to reframe the stories we tell others and ourselves; the potential for grace to make a difference; as well as the potency of being understood by another as we make choices to change our default thinking. Jeff emulates these beliefs by listening and cultivating compassion.
Individuals, groups, couples and families in urgent and long term struggles with trauma survival as well as grief, anxiety, depression and conflict.
Jeff utilizes Cognitive Restructuring, Brief Therapy, Psychological First Aid, Play Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing
Jeff is attentive to self care, enjoying his terrific family and studying to improving the quality of care delivered in therapy.
6-11, 12-14, 15-17, 18-64, 65+
Abuse, Anxiety/Fears/Phobia/Panic Attacks, Autism Spectrum Disorder , Bipolar Disorder , Depression, Grief/Death, PTSD, Religious/Spiritual Issues, Stress Management, Parenting Issues, LGBTQ+, Men's Issues, Addictions, EMDR