Dr. Akira Olsen



You can transform your life today! Let me assist you to change your life into a more meaningful and productive one. I have worked with preteens, teenagers and adults in a youth organization, a community clinic and private practice in San Francisco and Bay Area for 15 years. My special interest is Potential Enhancement, Personal Empowerment, and Life skills improvement. I utilize principles and techniques including CBT, Eastern and Western spiritual practice, and psychological techniques to improve your life skills, enhance potential, and promote self-confidence. I am also honest, practical, and straightforward so that you can get the most of my advice immediately. My session is compassionate, exploratory, and confidential.

CloseDegrees and Qualifications:

Dr.Olsen holds a Doctor of Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies/Psychology Doctoral program (the American Psychological Association accredited graduate program). She also has a Master’s in Human Science, East-West Psychology and Clinical Psychology. She also went through training at UC Berkeley and John F. Kennedy University. She has a BA in Human Science from Keio University (慶應義塾大学) in Japan. Certified trauma response & treatment specialist (CDMHRS).


Dr. Olsen is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 11 years experience working with adults, children, adolescents, families and couples at community clinics and in private practice in San Francisco and Bay Area.

Dr.Olsen has rich experience working with a wide range of issues, including, but not limited to: Anxiety; Trauma; Self-esteem; Emotional Health; Relationships; Parenting; Childhood; Addiction; Anger; Depression; ADD/ADHD; Eating disorders; Workplace issues; Motivation & Purpose.

Dr.Olsen’s treatment style is: Psychoanalytic/psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral, Humanistic/Person-centered, Solution-focused, and Holistic. She also provides Therapeutic Lifestyle coaching (TLC). For details, go to her website.

Dr.Olsen is well trained in Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic (Freudian and Jungian), Cognitive-behavioral, Play, Humanistic, Existential, Transpersonal, and Holistic approaches. Her treatment style is comprehensive, flexible and holistic. She tailors her treatment to an individual’s unique situation, culture, personality, needs, wants, and current concerns. She is bilingual in Japanese/English. She has extensive experience in working with diverse populations. She works with her clients collaboratively to attain their short-term or long term goals.

Dr. Olsen maintains a private practice in San Francisco financial district, as well as community service. She provides individual and couple psychotherapy, consultation, and psychological testing to clients.

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Languages: English, Japanese

Media: Audio Call, Video Call

Local Time: (GMT-08:00) August 03, 2020, 04:23AM

Location: San Francisco, CA  (Find on Google Maps)

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