Jessica Olifson

FOX CHAPEL OFFICE

EDUCATION

Jessica Olifson, LCSW, received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Stanford University (2000). She then received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of California Los Angeles (2003) with a concentration in Individuals, Families and Youth and a specialization in Children and Youth.

CREDENTIALS/PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Jessica is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania and California. While living in California until 2011, Jessica worked as a psychotherapist at various outpatient agencies. She has extensive experience as a therapist with children, adolescents, individual adults, families and couples. She has also facilitated numerous psychotherapy and psychoeducational groups, and she has supervised social work graduate students in their training as therapists.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Special clinical interests include depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, relationship struggles, family communication issues, adjustment difficulties, psychosocial stressors.

MOST IMPORTANT CAREER MOMENTS

Having the opportunity to gain a client’s trust in the therapeutic process, and being reminded of what an amazing process it can be.

THINGS YOU WOULD FIND ME DOING ON THE WEEKENDS

Exploring Pittsburgh and all it has to offer, spending time with family and friends, being outside and enjoying the four seasons.