Founders of LifeStar

Dan Gray

'Lifestar2013_1097Clinical Director and Cofounder: LCSW, CSAT

Dan is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in addictions counseling. He has a master’s degree in social work and is a CSAT (Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist). He is also certified as an addictions counselor with the National Association of Forensic Counselors. He maintains a busy private practice, lecturing regularly and providing training and consultation to numerous civic, religious, and professional organizations throughout the country. He is the clinical director of the LifeSTAR Network program, which provides help for individuals and couples who are dealing with problems related to sexual addictions and compulsive behaviors. He has co-authored and edited 2 books: Confronting Pornography: A Guide to Prevention and Recovery for Individuals, Loved Ones, and Leaders and Discussing Pornography Problems with a Spouse: Confronting and Disclosing Secret Behaviors. Dan is married and the father of four. He enjoys fly-fishing, hiking, biking, and basically, anything outdoors.

Todd Olson

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Program Director and Cofounder: LCSW

Todd is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in the treatment of sexual addiction, sexual anorexia, codependency, and trauma. He has a master’s degree in social work and has been treating sex addiction for over 20 years. His private practice includes individuals, couples, and group therapy and he is frequently called to lecture nationwide on sexual addiction and recovery issues. He is the program director and cofounder of LifeSar Network, which provides help for individuals and couples who are dealing with problems related to sexual addictions and compulsive behaviors.  He is married and the father of five children. His favorite pastimes include supporting his kids in their activities and doing anything outdoors, especially riding his horses.