Johannah Olson, LSW, MSW

Johannah Olson, LSW, MSW

Johannah Olson, LSW, MSW, MBA

Johannah has a masters in both social work and business administration. She has experience working with individuals and families with various challenges and concerns. She works with tweens, teens, and adults. Johannah enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing with her Goldador puppy, and traveling around the United States.

Johannah provides services for the following challenges:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression/Sadness
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Life Transitions & Changes
  • Self-esteem
  • Attention/concentration issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Time Management
  • Caregiver Burdens
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • School, Work & Peer Challenges
  • Coping Skills
  • Stress Management


Johannah provides services in a comfortable and relaxing environment by identifying your strengths, values, and goals that will be geared toward growth in specific and overall aspects of your life. She is non-judgmental and supportive, which allows you to openly express yourself without feeling judged or overwhelmed. Johannah may focus on how the past and present events in someone’s life factor into stress and challenges. This allows her and you to understand ways to improve functioning and reduce distress in a manner that works best for you because everyone has unique needs. She tailors her approach to you using different therapy styles to help you with what you are wanting and willing to work on. If you are not quite sure what you want to work on, but know that you want stress to reduce, she will help you figure this out.

Specific therapy approaches she uses include Strengths-Based Practice, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Practice, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Empowering Approaches.

Johannah’s Personality

Johannah is described as personable, sweet, empathetic, and genuine. She incorporates her positivity and willingness to help others in therapeutic support through open conversation and understanding of different life situations. Johannah has continuously been an advocate for her clients and is driven to meet clients where they are while also providing a safe and supportive space to share their stories and grow.

Johannah works with adults. Please contact to request an appointment.

Professional Memberships

National Association of Social Workers

Education & Training

Master of Social Work, Aurora University
Master’s in Business Administration, Aurora University
Specialization in Leadership
Bachelor of Art in Social Work, Aurora University
Associates of Art, Waubonsee Community College

Licenses & Certifications

Licensed Social Worker

1500 E. Lincoln Hwy, Suite 1
DeKalb, IL 60115

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