My working style is interactive, culturally sensitive, compassionate, problem-solving, and collaborative.

Our Team

Akira Olsen, PsyD

Location

Licensed In

CA

Other Languages

Approach

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-i), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Family-based therapy (FBT), Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

I've worked with people with diverse backgrounds from all walks of life. I have 16+ years clinical experience and 20+ years counseling experience in working with children, adolescents and adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. My working style is interactive, culturally sensitive, compassionate, problem-solving, and collaborative. I specialize in treating anxiety, stress, life coaching, trauma, attention, self-esteem, motivation, workplace, and personal growth issues.

Education

MA - Clinical Psychology and East West Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies

PsyD - Clinical Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies

Internship, Ann Martin Center

License Number and State

CA 23573

Pronouns

she/her

What are you interests outside of work?

Reading, exercise, gardening, traveling

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

Meditation and exercise

What book have you read more than once?

Mindset by Dr. Carol Dweck. Mindset is important in all domains of life.

Favorite organization or non-profit?

Homeless Children's Network - poviding mental health services to children and their families in shelters.