Olinka Tristan, MA, LPC
Program Director, Emotional Overeating Program

Olinka Tristan, MA, LPC
Program Director, Emotional Overeating Program

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Experienced in treating all eating disorders, with special emphasis on Emotional Overeating
  • Author of The Self Love Life, How to Love Yourself For Real and creator of Olinka, Wellness Warrior on You Tube

Olinka received her Master’s in Community Counseling from UTSA in 2013 and her LPC license in 2015.  She began working with eating disorder patients in 2012 at EDCASA: Eating Disorder Center at San Antonio, where she was a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern and Master’s Counseling Student Intern for the Binge Eating Disorder Program. She has continued to help those with Emotional Overeating behaviors, both in private practice and in intensive outpatient programs, developing expertise with this special population.  She has worked with adolescents who have experienced trauma at St PJ’s Children’s home, led groups for PTSD victims at Innova Health and worked with victims of domestic abuse at the Family Justice Center. Olinka also has extensive experience in the treatment of depression and anxiety.

She has a passion for working with clients who speak Spanish only, face cultural issues, social injustice and racism. She is also passionate about normalizing mental health therapy to enhance lives and wellness.  And Olinka is an enthusiastic Zumba instructor who loves to get up and move!