Program DirectorTexas“The thing I appreciate most about Phoenix House is the culture of the residential program. Clients are offered a safe and caring environment during a very difficult time in their lives. Clients are surrounded by resources and constant support throughout their day and treatment stay.”
Megan Olson is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been working in the substance abuse field, specific to adolescents, since January 2014.
Megan knew she wanted to be a counselor while completing her Bachelor degree in Psychology from the University of Arkansas. Megan then received her Master degree in Professional Counseling from Texas Christian University, where she studied the solution focused brief therapy approach that she utilizes within her counseling experiences at Phoenix House.
During her time at Phoenix House, Megan has served a variety of positions such as a Community Support Specialist, Counselor, Residential Coordinator, and now Clinical Supervisor. As a result of serving in so many positions at Phoenix House, Megan is able to manage a program that allows her to supervise the unit more productively and effectively due to appreciating and understanding the variety of roles and talent it takes to ensure a thriving and positive treatment environment.
Megan emphasizes the importance of health and wellness with the clients at Phoenix House and maintains this as a priority in her own life by exercising each day and eating well. Megan also emphasizes the importance of healthy relationships in her clients’ lives and demonstrates this in her personal life through spending time with family and friends.