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In the News

Deborah has authored numerous articles since becoming a mental health professional and she is a contributor to various publications that feature emotional health and wellness articles.  Here are some of the recent works she has authored:

Deborah’s PUBLICATIONS:

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6 WAYS TO STEP INTO SPRING (AND PUT A SPRING IN YOUR STEP!)

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC
March 12, 2015

6 Ways to Step into Spring and Put a Spring in Your Step!We all look forward to the first signs of spring. Whether it is the melting of snow revealing the first signs of green grass or the rainbow of colors dotting the hillside, we are brimming with anticipation and eagerness. Spring brings the promise of renewal, hope, and a return to longer days. It also provides the perfect opportunity to awaken our creative talents and infuse our souls with new energy and direction.

As a young child growing up on the Midwest plains, I remember the excitement of the first signs that the dark days of winter were history. The arrival of the first robin and the sprouting of tulips in the flowerbeds were proof that spring was here. It meant we could pack away the snow shovels and replace them with garden tools and lawn mowers. Read More »


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HUMANS: PERFECTLY IMPERFECT

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC
November 7, 2014

seashellsI recently took a bucket list trip to Sanibel Island, Florida. For many years I have read about this unique barrier island famous for its outstanding shelling. Since combing the shores for shells is one of my passions, I felt these beaches were calling my name.

My quest for ocean riches along the beach proved to be a glorious treasure hunt where each day I searched for the perfect shell. I collected many varieties of assorted shapes, sizes and colors. Some were unbroken and perfect with their intact edges and outlines, while others had a chip or a tiny hole that would definitely qualify it as broken.
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BE PREPARED: CRISIS ABC’s

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC
October 9, 2014
Crisis ABC's - Be Prepared.We would all agree that part of the human experience is dealing with the unknowns that are lurking around the corner. Unfortunately, we cannot always predict these circumstances nor prepare for their arrival. Dealing with crisis can be stressful, exhausting, anxiety provoking and overwhelming. They are capable of completely tapping us out and making us depressed over time.
So, how can we navigate these waters and survive with the fewest battle scars? Follow these ABCs of crisis management to promote a faster return to total wellness.

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NOURISH TO FLOURISH: 7 TIPS FOR FLOURISHING

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC
September 11, 2014

Lady smiling in grass.

Yes, eating a healthy diet packed with nutrients and
vitamins is important for maintaining a healthy body.
Yet, many of us neglect the vital ingredients
needed to sustain our mental health. Simply put,
we must nourish to flourish. In other words,
feed your soul as well as your body. These
activities will help you invigorate your
spirit and fuel your emotional wellbeing.


Deborah’s VIDEOS:

Hoarding Can Inhibit Life, Experts Say

ABC 13, November 15, 2009


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