Joann Olson

Joann Olson, MSW, LCSW



Joann Olson, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, has been a part of Altru’s Psychiatry Center since 2005. Joann has more than 20 years of experience providing therapy and diagnostic evaluations for adolescents and adults. She provides care to individuals, families, and couples. Joann utilizes psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, solution focused and strength-based approaches to therapy. She is an employee assistance program (EAP) provider.

Request an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please call 701.780.6697


Special Practices and Procedures

  • Mental health
  • Therapy and diagnostic evaluations for adolescents and adults
  • Psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and solution focused and strength based therapy
  • Individual, family and couples therapy


Formal Education

University of Mary, Bismarck, North Dakota, BS in Social Work and Social and Behavioral Sciences
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Master of Social Work


  • LICSW in North Dakota and Minnesota


Areas of Interest

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Relationship/Marital difficulties
  • Divorce
  • Co-dependency
  • Grief/loss
  • LGBT
  • Psychosocial illness, injury and disability