Kirke Olson

PsyD Vice President Education Team
Website: http://
Kirke Olson, Psy.D.
NH Licensed Psychologist, Nationally Certified School Psychologist
 Secretary of GAINS (Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiological Studies)
Kirke Olson, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist, has devoted nearly 40 years to helping pre-K through graduate teachers apply research on human relationships, neuroscience, and mindfulness to educate even the most complex students.


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 one of the charter members of GAINS


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 Bachelors Degree in Psychology from West Virginia Wesleyan College.