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We are a community-based comprehensive mental health provider building bridges to peace and wellness for families.


We provide care to our clients in the comfort of their homes, adding a layer of support around both the client and family. All members of the household enjoy much needed comfort and peace of mind.

Meet Olivos
Why Olivos

Why Olivos?

We can help

Our psychiatrists, therapists and case managers understand that severe mental illness can be debilitating for all family members.

We apply effective and innovative treatment approaches that empower and support individuals and families to move toward resilience, wellness and independence.


We use evidence-based practices to design personalized, adaptable and effective care plans.


We meet our clients where they are and partner with them and their families to create goals and roadmaps that consider what is best for everyone impacted.

Our practitioners work as an integrated team to deliver a practical, approachable alternative to traditional outpatient care and a natural transition from inpatient care.

We offer a pathway for clients and their families through what can be a confusing, stressful time, giving the gift of peace and comfort to the household.


Olivos explores many schools of thought to find the right form of treatment for each client and we welcome individuals of all ages with a wide range of mental health challenges including:

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
We offer a host of in-home and in-community case management
services that help clients navigate a wide range of life challenges.
General areas of support:

The development of coping skills, social skills and daily living skills
Navigating life transitions
Career and academic guidance
Harm reduction approach to struggles with addiction

Each individual and family is uniquely human and complex. We are all looking for the right way forward, a way to feel at home in ourselves. Our team is dedicated to the idea of

peace ahead.

Our Team


Kristy Adams, MA, MAT

Program Director, Olivos

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As Program Director, Kristy guides the thoughtful and considered services that Olivos provides in collaboration with clients and their families. Kristy is skilled in developing personalized roadmaps toward health and wellness tailored to the needs, strengths, cultures, and goals of each client, and in leading strong teams that deliver coordinated, seamless services.


Prior to joining Olivos, Kristy provided mental health case management and vocational rehabilitation services for individuals with serious mental health conditions, and often complex needs, in the San Francisco Bay Area. She also taught in an independent elementary school in New York City, where she was responsible for the academic, social, and emotional growth of her students. In all of these roles, Kristy worked to empower children, youth, and adults to realize their goals and build fulfilling, meaningful lives.


Kristy earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and English from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and both her Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) and Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco.


Cathy Mathews, MA

Therapist, Olivos

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Cathy Mathews is a somatic and mindfulness-based therapist who works with a wide variety of presenting issues.  She supports clients to move toward their own goals by helping them to increase awareness, reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression and find a stronger and less reactive version of themselves.  She holds a master’s degree from the California Institute of Integral Studies and has extended additional training in experience-based methods of psychotherapeutic change. Cathy is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #110219, supervised by LCSW 27396

Our Team

We’d love to hear your story and share some of
our success stories with you!  Call Kristy Adams, MA, MAT, now for a

free consultation and see if Olivos is a good fit for you.

Contact Info

Please call or email to schedule an appointment


411 Borel Avenue, Suite 101

San Mateo, CA 94402

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