Kira Olson, AMFT, APCC

Kira Olson (she/her/hers) specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and family dynamics / conflict. Her therapeutic orientation is holistic, strengths-based and grounded in both cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic approaches.  Kira enjoys integrating expressive therapies including art, music, and movement when appropriate.  She is additionally trained in spiritual interventions for individuals desiring faith-based integration.

Professional Experience

Kira has worked with a variety of populations, including individuals with eating disorders, substance use issues, developmental disabilities, and severe mental illness.  Her experience includes outpatient therapy, transitional age youth programs, school counseling, and home visits.  She most recently has provided individual, group, and family therapy for teens and young adults with eating disorders and co-occurring conditions at a partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient setting.  She is passionate about supporting individuals and families with increasing insight and understanding, developing effective coping strategies, and strengthening their relationship with self and others to live fulfilling lives.

Services Provided

Kira provides individual, group, and family therapy for children ages 8+, teens, & adults.  Kira additionally enjoys offering consultation in terms of level of care needs for eating disorders, and coaching services related to how to support a loved one with an eating disorder.

Qualifications

School: Western Seminary, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

Taylor University, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Year Graduated: 2017, 2007

Certifications: Family Based Therapy (FBT)

License No. and State: AMFT #104551 California; APCC #4815 California.

Professional Organization Memberships: California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT), Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp)