Dr. Olkin is a Distinguished Professor in the clinical PsyD program in SF. the author of two books on the confluence of psychology, disability, cultural, and disability studies: Disability-affirmative therapy: a case formulation template for clients with disabilities (2017, Oxford University Press) and What psychotherapists should know about disability (1999, Guilford Press). She has been with CSPP for almost 30 years, and taught over 18 different courses, including CBT with couples, families, children, and adults; Advanced psychopathology; Family therapy; Clients with chronic illness and Disabilities; Research proposal design. She is a frequent speaker and consultant on disability issues in clinical and work environments. Her current project is a book on Teaching disability: A practical guide for instructors.