General Inquiries / Referrals
Phone: 425.877.3484

 

2310 130th Ave NE, B-101
Bellevue, WA 98005
Fax: 425.702.0600


1700 NW Gilman Blvd. Suite 205
Issaquah, WA 98027
Fax: 425.295.7637


18311 Bothell-Everett Highway, Suite 260
Bothell, WA 98012
www.idc-wa.com

 

     

Kristin Olson, Ph.D.

(425) 553-4857 - KristinOlsonPhD@gmail.com

Kristin Olson, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the George Washington University, with a focus on working with children. She has over 13 years of experience working with children of all ages (birth through adolescence) and their families. With regards to testing, her areas of specialization include providing comprehensive psychological evaluations for individuals between the ages of 2 to 25 years of age. Her areas of expertise include the evaluation of children/adolescents suspected of having Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, learning disabilities, AD/HD, and emotional/psychiatric disorders. Dr. Olson also specializes in the evaluation and diagnosis of young children (two years or older) suspected of having Autism Spectrum Disorder or developmental delays.

Dr. Olson also enjoys providing therapy. She specializes in working with toddlers and teenagers, although she enjoys working with children of all ages and their caregivers. Her areas of expertise include trauma, acting-out behaviors (e.g., tantrums, defiance, aggression), strengthening attachment, adjusting to stressors, and adoption. She also works with children struggling with depression, self-esteem, anxiety, divorce, and social skills. Dr. Olson believes in collaborating with the child's caregivers and others involved in the child's life in order to maximize the effectiveness of treatment. She believes in using a strengths-based approach and working with each family and child to determine the unique treatment plan that best suits them.

 

EDUCATION

  • Pre-doctoral Internship:
    Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, Camarillo, CA
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship:
    TIES for Families UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • State of Washington, Licensed Psychologist, PY.60712183, active
  • State of California, Licensed Psychologist, PSY24092, active
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) certified
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) certified
  • Positive Parenting Practices (PPP) certified
  • Trained in Reflective Parenting Practices (RPP), Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Seeking Safety (SS), Crisis Oriented Recovery Services (CORS)
  • Trained in Reflective Practice Facilitation
  • Completed training to be certified as an early childhood mental health specialist in California
  • Registered Yoga Teacher


 


The Center for
Child Development
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PRACTICE LOCATION
ISSAQUAH OFFICE

PHONE: (425) 553-4857
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1700 NW Gilman Blvd.
Suite 205,
Issaquah, WA 98027
Fax: 425.295.7637

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2310 130th Ave NE, B-101, Bellevue, WA 98005
Fax: 425.702.0600

1700 NW Gilman Blvd. Suite 205, Issaquah, WA 98027
Fax: 425.295.7637

 

18311 Bothell-Everett Highway, Suite 260 Bothell, WA 98012
www.idc-wa.com

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