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Through their articles on Officer.com and LawOfficer.com, as well as comments on my The Cop Doc radio show, Althea Olson & Mike Wasilewski have garnered a reputation for insightful and articulate comments on the mental health challenges inherent in the law enforcement profession. As a former police chief and police academy director, I know too well the stresses placed on the hard working crimefighters of our nation. Few understand those issues. Even fewer can help. Althea & Mike are among those few.

Dr. Richard Weinblatt

( The Cop Doc )

Field Training Associates have been directing in-service students to Althea and Mike’s articles posted at Officer.com for some time now for one simple reason. It is said that …sometimes the things that make you a great cop can turn you into a lousy human being. Althea and Mike come from the world of Social Work, one with a badge and gun and the other with the soul of a street cop because she knows the job and it’s hazards. They fully recognize that the job is a lot more dangerous emotionally than physically.

Bruce A. “Coach Sok” Sokolove

( Field Training Associates )

More Than a Cop is the latest 'must have' for any public safety conference or law enforcement in-service training. From the classroom to their columns, one-on-one or in a group, Wasilewski and Olson combine compassion, common sense and sound therapeutic principles that are changing police families for the better! I highly recommend them.

Betsy Brantner-Smith

( Police Trainer & Author, Dave Smith & Associates )

I have worked with Althea Olson professionally for the past several years. Her reputation as an excellent clinician preceded her. I am constantly impressed by her ability to connect with clients and provide skilled guidance to vulnerable individuals. Many of my patients, whom I have referred to Althea for individual psychotherapy, have reported that they feel safe and secure in sharing their innermost thoughts and feelings with her. Althea Olson has a sincere regard for people in general and is extremely well regarded in our local mental health community.

Amanda Twait

( MSN, PMHNP-BC )

I have had the great pleasure of regularly reading articles composed by Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski since December of 2007. Those articles covered a vast array of topics, all relating to police work and how to survive it emotionally, from an insightful and well articulated point of view. I look forward to reading their material for years to come!

Frank Borelli

( Editor-In-Chief, Officer.com )

Need an article? Mike and Althea have written extensively on issues of interest to the law enforcement community both individually and as a team.