Jeffrey Olds, MSW, LICSW
Jeff is a native Minnesotan and a veteran of the United States Navy. He graduated with his Master’s of Social Work in 2003 from the University of Minnesota Duluth and earned his clinical license, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), in 2006. He works with people of all ages, specializing in work with children, families, veterans, and couples. Jeff enjoys working with diverse cultural backgrounds and histories. He has experience, training and skills in working with veteran’s issues, trauma, substance abuse and addiction, children’s emotional and/or behavioral issues, bereavement, grief and loss, family relational issues, couples counseling, adjustment to life changes and stress, Serious and Persistent Mental Illnesses (SPMI), Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorders and Personality Disorders, and crisis intervention. In addition, Jeff works in coordination with other mental health providers such as doctors, case managers, medication providers and related mental health support services. Outside his work, Jeffrey is an active community member with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and Bridges Kinship Mentoring. Jeff’s hobbies include spending time with his 2 daughters, running, music, playing guitar, reading, and being out in nature. He also likes walking on local trails with Mya, his Labrador retriever, and hanging-out with his cat, Eddie.
Jeffrey practices at the Bigfork Medical clinic.