Kirke Olson, Psy.D.
NH Licensed Psychologist, Nationally Certified School Psychologist
Vice President of GAINS (Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiological Studies)
Kirke Olson, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist, nationally certified school psychologist and one of the founding members of GAINS. He has devoted 40+ years to helping pre-K through high school teachers apply research from interpersonal neurobiology, positive psychology and mindfulness to educate even the most complex students. He teaches other psychotherapists and family physician residents. With his wife, Sher Kamman, PsyD, he is co-owner of Warren Street Family Counseling and The Positivity Company, LLC
He is author of: The Invisible Classroom: Relationships, Neuroscience, and Mindfulness in Schools published by W. W. Norton & Company in 2014. The book was awarded an honorable mention as a favorite book of 2014 by Greater Good at University of California Berkeley and recommended by the Association of College and Research Libraries (A division of the American Library Association).
He is a graduate of the first international class on Positive Psychology and Authentic Happiness (Vanguard I) taught by Martin Seligman, Ph.D. and assisted in a subsequent edition of the class. He is also a graduate of Dan Siegel’s MD first IPNB Intensive.
Kirke holds a Doctor of Psychology Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University New England; a master’s degree in Industrial Psychology from University of Nebraska (Omaha) and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from West Virginia Wesleyan College.