Dr. Akira Olsen
Clinical Psychologist

San Francisco

Psychotherapy, Consultation,  Psychological Assessments/Testing, 

Life Coaching, Clinical Supervision, Speaking, Contributing




Hi I’m a board-certified  psychologist with a private practice in San Francisco and Burlingame. Along with my private practice, I've worked with both children, teens and adults in a variety of settings including community mental health centers, family homeless shelters, elementary schools, a hospital, and universities. I started my private practice (Dr. Akira Olsen Psychologist Inc.) in San Francisco since 2010. Currently, I'm also a clinical supervisor/faculty at Palo Alto University's Gronowski Center 

I specialize in treating anxiety, stress, trauma, attention, emotional issues, and motivation. 

I’ve worked with people with diverse backgrounds from all walks of life: school aged children, teens, parents, educators, politicians, CEOs, artists, other professionals, and more.  

Through my clinical practice, teaching, consulting, writing, and speaking engagements, I provide an integrative and holistic approach for healing and growth. 

I am trained in psychoanalytic/psychodynamic,cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, mindfulness, biological, and play therapy methods, Child/Adolescent Psychology and Human/Psychological development. 

I conduct in-depth assessments to determine the right approach for each of my clients. My working style is collaborative, empathic, problem-solving, and evidence-based. 

With eighteen-years  experience in public and private practice, I’m committed to improving mental health and wellness for my clients and community. I’m also bilingual, speaking fluent Japanese. 

The first step is: contact me by phone (415) 508-7798 (24/7)  or email at drakiraolsen@gmail.com to request my intake packet. Please provide your mailing address or email address. 

If you want to set up an appointment in 3 business days, download the intake form below and submit it to our office. 

15 minutes free phone consultation is available upon request. 

Look forward to hearing from you and working with you together! 

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The first step is email or call me to request a free 15 minutes phone meeting or an initial office consultation (45 minutes).

PHONE: (415) 508-7798

Email: drakiraolsen@gmail.com

Dr Akira Olsen Psychologist Inc.

San Francisco & San Mateo/Burlingame


Monday - Friday: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

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