Kelsi Stricherz, MS, NCC, LPC, RPT
As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT), Kelsi works to provide individuals of all ages with feelings of value, courage, and connection to overcome challenges and move towards healing. She believes in building an authentic relationship in a comfortable, safe and supportive setting for all to be both seen and heard. She works with people across the lifespan, however, specializes in working with children ages 4-11 utilizing Play Therapy to meet and communicate with children in their world and in their primary language–play. Kelsi also has completed level 1 Theraplay training and will incorporate the relational-based activities, accordingly, throughout sessions.
Kelsi graduated from South Dakota State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies and Master’s Degree in Counseling and Human Development. All of her continuing education and supervision for the specialization in Play Therapy as been through South Dakota State University as well. Go Jacks!
Questions? Please don’t hesitate to reach out and ask. When looking for a counselor, it is important to know you have a choice–We look forward to hearing from you!
Confidentiality: All interactions are confidential; conversations and inquiries are kept private. Teens and children hold the right to privacy as well, however, parents/guardians need to be present and involved throughout the therapeutic process. Parent involvement and limits to confidentiality will be discussed further upon the initial meeting prior to the agreement of services.
Karlie Olson, MSW, CSW
We are excited to announce a new Counselor has joined the True Reflections team! Karlie Olson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing counseling services for both individuals and couples. She is currently accepting referrals for clients across the lifespan. Karlie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 2010 and then after working in mental health case management, pursued her Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2021. She is now providing services including parenting support and behavior management, individual counseling, and couples counseling.
Karlie’s theoretical approach is using person-centered and strength-based therapy skills with mindfulness and cognitive behavioral interventions. She believes in using an integrated approach that allows for the client to be treated as an individual and focuses on their unique areas of concern. Karlie has experience working with clients from childhood to late adulthood, addressing concerns with depression, anxiety, emotional regulation, grief and loss, self-esteem building and family conflict. She utilizes Gottman Couples Therapy Method to support couples with building communication skills, conflict resolution and increasing the overall foundation of a couple’s intimacy, respect, and affection.
Karlie currently is able to see clients with South Dakota Medicaid or clients are able to privately pay for sessions. She can be contacted directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (605) 550-0698 with referrals or with any questions.