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Jean A. Olson, American psychotherapist. Licensed professional clinical mental health counselor, New Mexico; approved clinical consultant in hypnosis; clinical specialist adult psychiatric nursing. Recipient Linnea Henderson award for scholastic excellence Delta Xi chapter Sigma Theta Tau, 1985.


Olson, Jean A. was born on September 9, 1956 in Homewood, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John W. and Florence Mae (Anderson) Olson.


Associate of Science in Nursing, Cuyahoga Community College, Parma Heights, Ohio, 1977. Bachelor of science in nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 1980. MSN, Kent State University, 1985.


Staff nurse critical care various hospitals, Tucson, Cleveland, 1977-1980;nursing supervisor, staff development, St. Alexis Hospital, Cleveland, 1980-1983;staff development, clinical specialist, Akron (Ohio) General Medical Center, 1983-1985;teacher-practitioner, Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, 1985-1988;psychotherapist, clinical coordinator, Association Mental Health Superior vena cava syndrome, Chicago, 1986-1990;facult, program consultant, College Nursing, Division Continuing Education, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, since 1990;psychotherapist, consultant, educator, Catalyst.Facilitating Change, Albuquerque, since 1990. Coordinator S.W. regional conference on dissociative disorders Division Continuing Education, U. New Mexico, 1991-1995. Lecturer in field.


Fellow American Society Clinical Hypnosis (workshop and annual meeting faculty since 1992, Executive Committee 1992-1994, Presidential award 1996), International Society for StudyDissociation (co-chairman women's issues committee 1991-1994, workshop, annual meeting presenter since 1987). Member ANA, New Mexico Nurses Association (clinical nurse specialist county), International Society Hypnosis.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, gardening, baking, reading.


Married Paul Duncan, May 27, 1990.