Great News! We've added to our list of services! We now offer four different levels of assessments! I am so grateful to have such an amazing group of clinicians here at San Diego Kids First. Your child will be in great hands with our spectacular professionals! All assessments will be conducted by either Dr. [...]
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All of us here at San Diego Kids First have been working hard to provide only the highest quality of care to each and every family. With everyone resuming to their regular programming, I wanted to highlight two of our 50 minute services that are perfect for your busy schedule! 50 Minute Screening with your [...]
Our behavior specialist/ interventionist, Charlie has been practicing ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)), the Zones of Regulation, Pivotal Response Therapy, and other behavioral and social skill interventions for 7 years! He has extensive experience in providing 1:1 in-home behavioral support and is proficient in current evidence-based practices and scientifically validated methodologies to help children of ALL ages (2 through teens) [...]
I have some very exciting news to share with you all! Anna Williams and I have just launched our new business, San Diego Behavior Solutions! Check out our website here Anna has been a clinician at San Diego First for quite some time now. Together, we noticed a gap in the mental health field and [...]
Catching kids up on socialization skills It's been a year since schools shut down and kids lost their main source of interaction with other children. ABC 10News Reporter Jared Aarons takes an In Depth look at how that has affected their social skills and what doctors say parents should do to make up for [...]
'I Want It Now!': How to Talk to Kids About Being Patient for COVID-19 Vaccines Kids may be itching to get back to their pre-pandemic lives, but we're not out of the woods just yet. How do parents and caregivers explain that getting all of us vaccinated will take time? Two experts share [...]
How to talk to your kids about the chaos at the Capitol The events at the U.S. Capitol caused fear and confusion. Here's how to help children make sense of it all. As the news of a mob of violent protesters storming the U.S. Capitol played out on Wednesday—on top of what’s already been a [...]
As we begin this new year, I am excited to announce that we have yet another great addition to our growing team, Dr. Chanel Kealoha! Dr. Kealoha is a licensed clinical psychologist who has dedicated her career to improving the lives of children and families. I am thrilled to have Dr. Kealoha join our team [...]
The great news continues for all of us here at San Diego Kids First as we've added yet another fantastic team member, Cassidy O’Brien! I am so excited to have Cassidy join us as she contributes an important speciality that furthers our area of expertise! Cassidy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who comes to [...]
A heartwarming message from our of our therapists, Kim Brownell. I wanted to share with everyone a recent post by one of our therapists, Kim Brownell. Kim is our former Broadway star who has played many lead roles on the infamous stage. Her time on Broadway has led to her career as a Therapist... Kim [...]