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 many works she has authored:

Articles from Deborah

Deborah Olson Wins NonFiction Book Award

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As an extension of the Nonfiction Authors Association, the NonFiction Book Awards are committed to honoring excellence in nonfiction books and welcome submissions by self-published and traditionally published authors alike. "Deborah Olson's book, The Healing Power of Girlfriends, reminds us... Continue Reading »

Celebrating Women in the Neighborhood

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Written by Shannon Toliver In honor of Women’s History Month, Nextdoor is celebrating women around the country who have played a critical role in building stronger communities. Although women are worthy of recognition all year round, March is a time... Continue Reading »

4 TYPES OF FRIENDS YOU NEED IN LIFE

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WHY IT’S GOOD TO HAVE FRIENDS (in case you needed reasons) The PLUM ThePlumOnline.com By Karen Asp Contributor: Deborah Olson, R.N., M.A., LPC, Author November 20, 2019 Friends serve an important purpose. “They’re the antidote to difficult times and loneliness,” says Wendy Satin Rapaport, Psy.D.,... Continue Reading »

Houston author publishes book on friendships

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The Houston Chronicle By Rebecca Hazen, Staff writer June 17, 2019   Deborah Olson, RN, MA, LPC, has recently published her first book, The Healing Power of Girlfriends: How to Create Your Best Life Through Female Connections. Olson, who has a background as a registered... Continue Reading »

Visiting Your Parents

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By Christen A. Johnson – Contact Reporter, Chicago Tribune Contributor: Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC March 2019 Visiting your parents but don't want to stay with them? Here's how to let them down easy. Q: You’re going home to visit your parents, but you... Continue Reading »

HOW TO FIND HOPE IN THE MIDST OF LOSS

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The past months have left many of us reeling from natural disasters and the following aftermath. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as well as the numerous west coast fires, have left behind more than flooded or burned homes and... Continue Reading »

HUMANS: PERFECTLY IMPERFECT

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I 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... Continue Reading »

BE PREPARED: CRISIS ABC’s

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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,... Continue Reading »

NOURISH TO FLOURISH: 7 TIPS FOR FLOURISHING

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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,... Continue Reading »

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