New Hope Counseling & Wellness Center

Angie Olsen, LISW-CP, LAC, CACII

Question:  Have you ever asked yourself, “Why do I keep the same type of people in my life over and over?” 

The answer is, “Because you speak the same language.”

Angela “Angie” Olsen received her bachelor’s in health science from the Medical University of South Carolina and master’s in social work from the University of South Carolina. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Clinical Practice (LISW-CP), Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC), and a Certified Addictions Counselor, level 2 (CACII). She brings many years of experience to New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center. She specializes in the treatment of adolescents and adults with substance use and abuse issues. She also brings much experience in working with adolescents and adults struggling with unresolved childhood trauma, relationship problems and co-dependent issues.  

Angie says, “what happens to us in childhood determines who we become as adults.”

Angie’s philosophy of treatment is that no matter what you have done in your life, you still deserve to be treated with dignity, respect, and love. And if the people in your life do not do that, they don’t belong in your life.

I was trained by the late Dr. Albert Ellis in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT). One of the reasons I have a deep regard for Dr. Ellis is because he believed that “because you are alive, your life has meaning.” 

“If you want to know about my original question, come see me at The Saluda Center. To can break what you won’t talk about, so let’s have a conversation.”

New Hope Counseling & Wellness Center

The guiding principle of New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center, LLC is to empower and provide individuals and families with the skills they need to be nourished, healed, and restored in order to pursue a life filled with joy and hope. We offer faith-based services for those wishing to include their spirituality as a component in their sessions. While we offer faith-based counseling as one method to achieve this mission, we strive to provide a safe, compassionate, and professional environment for everyone. We do not discriminate, shame or judge and strive to provide quality care to all regardless of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, weight, physical or mental ability, and marital status.

New Hope Counseling & Wellness Center

3710 Landmark Drive
Columbia, South Carolina 29204


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