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Dr. Kenneth Olson, MD

Addiction Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Olson

Bridger Psychiatric Services

2040 N 22nd Ave Ste 2 Bozeman, MT 59718

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Dr. Kenneth Olson, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Bozeman, MT and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1982 and specializes in addiction psychiatry, clinical neurophysiology, and more.

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Dr. Olson's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • ADHD Testing
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Behavior Modification
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depersonalization Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Eating Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Headache
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Medication Management
  • Migraine
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Dr. Olson is patient, kind, and knowledgeable. He is also attentive and offers adequate time for each patient. He has helped me get through some very tough times. There have been times when I have had to advocate for myself but that is true of every doctor. They are not mind readers. I have had trouble with front desk taking correct notes and leaving important details out of refill requests, but I made the issues known and they were corrected. I am a huge fan of this office as I have received the best treatment in Bozeman, Dr. Olson has far surpassed my many other experiences in the area.
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Dr. Kenneth Olson is a distinguished Psychiatrist with courage of conviction.
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I have been with Dr Olson for almost 3 years. I am AMAZED at all these negative attacks against him and his staff. I encourage anyone in need of his help to see him and you will realize that his reputation is being hacked by disgruntled people. He is truly kind, attentive and very professional.
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There's no doubt in my mind that Dr. Olson has Dementia or Alzheimer's. I was in a crisis and saw him 2 days in a row. On the 2nd day, he couldn't remember who I was, what he assigned my diagnosis as, or what he had prescribed me the previous day. He then got extremely mad at me for reminding him that I had just saw him the day before. I was so scared by his temper that I've never seen a Psychiatrist since then. Absolutely traumatizing. Board of Medicine, PLEASE look into him!
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I am just absolutely baffled by the positive reviews. He is by far one of the worst psychiatrists I have ever dealt with. He doesn't listen or display any signs of compassion. He just sits at his little podium with his prescription pad. After seeing him for a few months (far too long) I realized that I was essentially a "guinea pig". I was on every medication he could possibly throw at me, he even had me on a medication for restless leg syndrome. His employees think he's a quack..Very odd man
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Dr Olson has been kind, patient, and compassionate with me as we worked together towards a healthier mental state. He prescribes nothing without thorough assessment and consultation. His medication recommendations have been spot on and he has always offered additional holistic care options. I’ve been very happy with my treatment plan.
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Dr. Olson is careful to watch for negative symptoms when starting a new medication and if there is anything concerning he is right on it to make positive changes.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a psychiatrist, I choose to enlist the patient as a full partner in the health care decision making and ongoing care. Potential underlying medical problems are meaningfully assessed initially. Careful diagnostic considerations are provided. Many a...


  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications


Mayo Clinic Rochester
Residency Hospital
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Internship Hospital
Medical College Of Wisconsin
Medical School


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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average