Olivia Briceño Contreras, Psy.D. for UC Davis Health

Olivia Briceño Contreras, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Locations and Contact

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Behavioral Health Center
2230 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I believe in promoting wellness, healing and positive growth with the children and families I work with. I take a collaborative approach to work alongside my patients and value compassionate curiosity in learning about the unique and complex needs of the children and families I work with. Thank you for considering me for the opportunity to work alongside you and your family through your wellness journey.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Olivia Briceño Contreras is a bilingual and bi-cultural clinical psychologist, with experience providing a range of direct clinical services in both English and Spanish to the under-served population of children, adolescents, and families between the ages of 0- 18 years. She is trained in various evidenced-based practices and believes in adjusting her treatment strategies to best serve the needs of the children and families she works with, through creating an empathetic and compassionately curious space. Dr. Contreras feels privileged to serve the families she works with, and is passionate about providing strength-based, trauma-informed and culturally sensitive approaches to her clinical care.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Contreras research interests focus on improving treatment outcomes with children and adolescents through providing culturally informed care, family engagement and involvement in treatment, risk and resilience factors and early intervention treatment with young children.


Clinical Psychologist
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Undergraduate School

B.A., California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento CA 2014

Medical School

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, Sacramento CA 2018

Other School

M.A., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, Sacramento CA 2016


Psychiatry, CPMC Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, the Kalmanovitz Child Development Center, and a Community Health Clinic titled St. Anthony’s Medical Clinic, San Francisco CA 2017-2018


Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis - Sacramento County Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services (CAPS) Clinic, Sacramento CA 2018-2019