About Dr. Olaya
Dr. Yanira Olaya, M.D. is a psychiatrist specializing in General Adult Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Olaya was trained at the University of Florida for General Psychiatry and the University of Miami for Forensic Psychiatry. She completed her training in 2007 and is board certified in both areas. She is licensed to practice medicine in California and Florida. She is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Olaya has worked extensively on inpatient and outpatient settings both insurance and non-insurance based facilities. Some of these setting include emergency psychiatric care, inpatient crisis recovery, outpatient psychiatric care, inpatient and outpatient drug rehabilitation.  Her forensic experience includes medical management in correctional facilities, medical management in forensic residential facilities, independent medical evaluations, criminal and civil case evaluations, conservatorship assessments, worker’s compensation evaluations and expert testimony.

Dr. Olaya was born and raised in Miami, FL.  She relocated to San Diego shortly after finalizing her training in Florida. She is married to Douglas Cleary, a local attorney. Her private practice in La Jolla opened in the early summer of 2011.