At the time of the initial assessment, Dr. Olseth screens for medical conditions that may contribute to psychiatric symptoms. When needed, additional tests may be ordered. All recommendations are individualized to each person’s unique needs and defined in a treatment plan. Dr. Olseth discusses the treatment plan in detail with her patients. These recommendations may include medications, therapy or a combination of the two.
Medications are often necessary to treat psychiatric illnesses. Dr. Olseth takes care to recommend psychiatric medications and dosages that are most effective at specifically targeting the patient’s symptoms, without over-medicating her patients. Some patients are referred to Dr. Olseth to have her review psychiatric medications they already take. She has often recommended tapering psychiatric medications of patients referred to her. Her recommendations for psychiatric medications for patients, whether starting new medications or streamlining medications patients are currently on, provide successful management of psychiatric symptoms with minimal side effects.
Dr. Olseth has developed a niche in treating business executives and other professionals who are experiencing emotional barriers in advancing their professional careers. She has successfully treated anxiety and anger issues, and other issues in executives. She has helped many professionals with become effective public speakers by helping them overcome public speaking anxiety so they can present themselves effectively.
Doctor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School
General Psychiatry Residency, University of Minnesota and University Of Wisconsin, Madison
Licenses and Credentials
Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Adult Psychiatry
Minnesota Medical License
Wisconsin Medical License
American Psychiatric Association
Minnesota Psychiatric Society
American Medical Association
Minnesota Medical Association