Dr. Olinde Mandell is a clinical psychologist who utilizes a
psychodynamic and relational-interpersonal treatment
approach. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology
from William James College in Newton, MA. She completed
her clinical training in a variety of settings including The
Boston Institute for Psychotherapy, The Stone Center at
Wellesley College, The New England Conservatory Counseling
Center, and Wayland Middle School. Her doctoral
dissertation study explored the experiences and identities
of fathers in shared-parenting families. Before pursuing her
doctorate, she managed a group home for adults with
developmental disabilities in Watertown, MA.

Dr. Mandell has special interests and expertise in working
with individuals with anxiety, artists and musicians, college-
aged students, life transitions, gender nonconforming
adolescents and adults, LGBTQ issues, attachment,
developmental and relational trauma, existential questions
such as “Who am I?” and adjustment to parenting.  In
addition to offering assessment and therapy services at
Olympic Psychology Services, she also works in private
practice in Seattle and is an active member of the
Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study.  

Dr. Mandell lives in Tacoma where she also enjoys art,
songwriting, dance, yoga, metalsmithing and fostering dogs
through Saving Great Animals.

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