Kirke Olson


Kirke Olsen Parker Academy Private School Concord NHAcademy Psychologist

  • Antioch New England: PsyD Clinical Psychology
  • University of Nebraska Omaha: MS Industrial Psychology
  • West Virginia Wesleyan: BA Psychology
  • Secretary GAINS (Global Association of Interpersonal Neurobiological Studies)
  • Member NH Psychological Association

Kirke Olson, Psy.D. has worked with adolescents, children, adults, and families in schools and in private practice for forty years. He has taught adults as well as at the preschool and high school levels. He is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, a New Hampshire Licensed Psychologist, a NH Certified Guidance Counselor, a consultant to private and public schools, a teacher of positive psychology and interpersonal neurobiology, and, has training as a life coach. Dr. Olson currently applies the science of well being at Parker Academy in Concord, NH; while training therapists through his co-ownership of The Positivity Company; as well as at Warren Street Family Counseling Associates where he is a co-founder and co-owner.

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. Recommended for purchase 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 led by Martin Seligman, Ph.D. (Dr. Olson went on to help teach a subsequent edition of the class.) Secretary of GAINS (Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiological Studies) and helped teach a teleclass titled Relationships from the Inside Out with Dan Siegel, MD. 

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.

Kirke can be reached at:
Email –
Cell – 603.770.4077