Navagating Life's Challenges
is what we will do togehter whether it be seeking a solution to an immediate problem or tackling a life long struggle.  I am dedicated to helping you find the answers so you have the life you desire.
Psychotherapist, Author, and National Speaker 
Althea Olson, LCSW
Navigating Life's Challenges
is what we will do together whether it be seeking a solution to an immediate problem or tackling a lifelong wound.  I am dedicated to helping you find solutions so you can live the life you desire.
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Mike Wasilewski, LCSW

Psychotherapist, Author, & National Speaker 

My clients describe me as accepting, compassionate, and kind, yet direct and able to get to the heart of a complex issue with simplicity, providing solutions they can begin implementing that day.  

As a seasoned first responder, I have seen it all and know how hard life can be.  I know everyone carries pain and it can be difficult to find your way out.  I am here to help you on your journey so that you can make the changes needed to live the life you desire.

​​​​I work with adolescents, adults, families, and couples specializing in these areas:
  • Relationship Conflicts
  • Long term and situational depression
  • Bipolar
  • Anxiety/OCD
  • Trauma/Abuse
  • Compassion Fatigue/Vicarous Trauma/Job Burnout
  • Work/Life Balance
  • First Responders
  • School Refusal and Anxiety
  • Phobias and Social Anxiety
  • Chronic Mental Illness
  • Life Transistions
  • Loss & Grief
  • Impulse Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Codependancy 
  • Anger Management
  • Parenting Issues

I am a constant researcher combining traditional and current modalities into my treatment style.  I am well versed in DBT, CBT, Solution-focused, Psychodynamic, ACT, Client Centered, and The Gottman Method.

My wife, Althea Olson, with whom I work with at Fox Bend Counseling and I have been married for 24 years. We co-author several monthly columns for law enforcement publications and travel the country as keynote speakers.  

I practice in Oswego, Fox Bend Counseling , 123 W. Washington Street, Suite 321 (above The Taphouse)

Accepted Insurances
  • BCBS HMO though Edward HealthCare, DuPage Medical Group, Edward Health Partners
  • Anthem  BCBS
  • Aetna
  • Magellan
  • Curalinc EAP
  • United Behavioral Health/Optum/Optum EAP
  • Cigna

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