JACK OPGENORTH, L.C.S.W.
Jack Opgenorth was born and raised in Wisconsin,
where he received a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University
of Wisconsin in 1979. After working in juvenile corrections for
several years in Milwaukee, he
moved to Alaska to pursue his
passion for the ocean and wilderness. In
addition to commercial fishing there, Jack worked with at-risk youths on
trail-building crews for the U.S. Forest Service.
After getting married and having his first child, Jack took
a position as a program manager and therapist at Islands Counseling Services in
where he worked for 8 years until his family’s move to southern Oregon
Jack has been with the Child and Family
Psychiatric Center since 2006, in addition to being a part-time psychology instructor at Rogue
Community College since 2000.
Jack is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in
treatment of adolescent and family issues.
He incorporates Mindfulness and Dialectic Behavior Therapy into much of
his work and has had a wide range of experience with many other treatment
modalities and populations. Jack
welcomes adult clients, as well.
Jack has been married to his wife Mary for 22 years, with 2 sons, Lucas and Elias, both in college. His personal interests involve
anything outdoors, particularly hiking, biking, camping, fishing and
skiing. Plants and pets are his home
hobbies. He’s been an active volunteer in many youth sports organizations in
his home community of Ashland.
Jack is currently on the below insurance panels:
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna Behavioral Health
United Behavioral Health
If you do not see your insurance
listed here we can bill as an out-of-network provider, if applicable.
Please call your carrier and inquire if you have out-of-network benefits
This office does not accept Medicare or the Oregon Health Plan.