Salvaging Police Marriage II

Simply drifting apart is one of the most inconspicuous ways a relationship can die. It is also one of the most preventable. Staying engaged in a lifelong courtship is one of the surest ways to prevent it.


Simply drifting apart is one of the most inconspicuous ways a relationship can die.  It is also one of the most preventable.  None of us is perfect at relationships but we can constantly work toward becoming better at it.  Staying engaged in a lifelong courtship is one of the surest ways to prevent it.

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About The Authors:

Althea Olson, LCSW has been in private practice in the Chicago suburbs since 1996. She has a Master of Social Work degree from Aurora University providing individual, couple, & group therapy to adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Althea is also trained in Critical Incident Stress Management & is a certified divorce mediator.

Mike Wasilewski, MSW has been with a large suburban Chicago department since 1996. He holds a Master of Social Work degree from Aurora University and has served on his department’s Crisis Intervention & Domestic Violence teams. Mike is an adjunct instructor at Northwestern College.

Mike & Althea have been married since 1994 and have been featured columnists for Officer.Com since 2007. Their articles are extremely popular and they now provide the same training and information in person throughout the United States. This dynamic team was recently featured at the at the 2010 & 2011 ILEETA Conference & Exposition.

Out of their success has come the formation of More Than A Cop where the focus is providing consultation and trainings on Survival Skills Beyond The Street.

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