Jason Griswold, LICSW

Jason Griswold, LICSW

Therapist Education

Master’s Degree: University of St. Thomas / St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN
Bachelor’s Degree: Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Licensure: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Prior to PrairieCare, Jason has worked in a wide variety of settings including work at a junior high school; an inter-professional clinic with cultural diverse populations providing DBT, individual and couples therapy; long-term care for adults with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI); a volunteer team consultant at a walk-in counseling center for adults; and he has experience providing after care support for families and patients post 30 day inpatient treatment for a variety of diagnosis including chronic pain, substance abuse or dependence, trauma, eating disorders, anxiety and depression.

Jason views clients from a position of strength and resiliency and he is skilled at normalizing what a patient is experiencing. Jason’s welcoming personality allows even the most vulnerable client to feel comfortable to openly share their story in a safe, non-judgmental setting. Jason prefers to work with clients using methods that have the support of rigorous academic research in order to maximize the effectiveness of treatment. Jason also has experience in a medical setting, with knowledge of the importance to consider a holistic approach to the treatment of an individual. Jason has the most training in CBT, DBT, Couples Work, Mindfulness and Trauma.

In his free time, Jason likes to stay active by biking, running, skiing or snowboarding, playing ultimate Frisbee, playing guitar, traveling, reading, live music, or trying out a new recipe.

Special Clinical Interests
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Couples
  • Interpersonal Therapy for Adolescent Depression Offered via the University of Minnesota Adolescent Psychotherapy Study
  • – Research Opportunity Information
  • – Blog: How Does Psychotherapy Work? By: Meredith Gunlicks-Stoessel, PhD, LP and Michael Bloomquist, PhD, LP
Additional Info
  • Adults: Yes
  • Adolescents: Yes
  • Children: No