Melissa Olsen, MS, MFT-IT

Outpatient Psychotherapist

Melissa Olsen, MS, MFT Melissa enjoys working with individuals including; children, adolescents and adults.  In addition, she has experience working with couples. She has a passion to work with children and their parents on establishing healthy independency and navigating the everyday stresses.

Her modalities of therapy include a mixture of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Emotion-Focused Therapy, and Gestalt Therapy principles.  Through compassion, empathy and cultural sensitivity, she will assist clients to help find ways for their therapy to be beneficial and personalized through traditional talk therapy and/or  movement, play, art, puppets, drama, journaling, meditation, and mindfulness.

Melissa received her undergraduate degree from Edgewood College in Business Administration and Marketing with a coursework in Spanish. Following her work as a nanny for multiple families for over 10 years, she developed a strong connection with learning about the way families function and cohabitate, which lead her back to Edgewood College into their Marriage and Family Therapy master’s program.  Through her experience as an intern at Oregon Mental Health Services, LLC she felt “at peace” with her career and we brought her on to be part of our team.

In addition to working at Oregon Mental Health Services, LLC she enjoys playing and going on adventures with her 2 year old son, Alexander.

“I look forward to meeting you and assisting your personal process of healing and growth.”

Melissa provides outpatient psychotherapy at the Oregon Clinic and provides school based services within the Oregon school district.

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