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New Low Fee Services!

2022-11-15T23:05:37+00:00

As many of you know, Dr. Pontillo has been a voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, for 13 years, where she has been providing clinical supervision to  Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows in their final year of training.  In Dr. Pontillo’s continued commitment to education and training of quality professionals [...]

New Low Fee Services!2022-11-15T23:05:37+00:00

Adult Services!

2022-11-15T23:02:21+00:00

At San Diego Kid’s First/ San Diego Therapy First we provide services for the whole family! Our clinician, Dr. Erin Grimes, Psy.D. specializes in working with adults, couples, college aged students, individual sessions and parent counseling. Erin offers clients effective and quick ways to change behavior and to use more adaptive thinking styles to approach [...]

Adult Services!2022-11-15T23:02:21+00:00

Solving the Mystery of After School Meltdowns

2022-11-15T22:59:34+00:00

Many parents find themselves questioning why their children's negative behaviors spike as soon as they get home from school. They often hear how amazing their child is during the school day but can’t seem to get the same behaviors at home. Our specialist in educational psychology, Kaydon Schanberger was interviewed by San Diego Family Magazine to [...]

Solving the Mystery of After School Meltdowns2022-11-15T22:59:34+00:00

San Diego Kids First’s Education Center!

2022-10-18T21:32:12+00:00

We serve children of all ages! Our services include: Social/Emotional Learning, Study/ Organizational Skills Training, Educational Therapy/Dyslexia Intervention/ Academic Support, Dyslexia Screening, Multidisciplinary Evaluations and IEP/504 Services    - Social Emotional Learning is the process of developing the self-awareness, self-control, and interpersonal skills that are vital for school, work, and life success. There are 5 areas [...]

San Diego Kids First’s Education Center!2022-10-18T21:32:12+00:00

Attention Preschool/ Kindergarten Administrators, Staff and Parents!

2022-09-29T22:11:56+00:00

We are San Diego’s ONLY comprehensive developmental & behavioral clinic for infants, toddlers and preschoolers!  Welcome to San Diego Kids First's Early Childhood Center! We serve children ages 0-5 years. We are proud to offer these services through our early childhood specialists, Dr. Jacque Gamboa, Psy.D, Dr. Jesse Olague, Psy. D, Dr. Jordan Ko, Ph.D [...]

Attention Preschool/ Kindergarten Administrators, Staff and Parents!2022-09-29T22:11:56+00:00

Parenting, Education and Support Group with San Diego Kids First!

2022-09-08T20:03:10+00:00

We are thrilled to offer this new service exclusively for parents! We seek to answer each parent’s developmental or educational concerns by providing detailed and impactful recommendations for your family. As such we are able to guide you through several different evidence based models that will quickly optimize your child’s development and potential! These models are grounded in evidence based [...]

Parenting, Education and Support Group with San Diego Kids First!2022-09-08T20:03:10+00:00

Information Session With Dr. Kuleto and Dr. Pontillo!

2022-09-09T21:25:06+00:00

We have now uploaded the full recording of our information session with Dr. Kuleto on our website! WATCH THE VIDEO HERE! In the video, Dr. Pontillo and Dr. Kuleto discuss and answer client's questions about children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and medication that addresses the associated symptoms. Some questions that we answered include: -What symptoms [...]

Information Session With Dr. Kuleto and Dr. Pontillo!2022-09-09T21:25:06+00:00

New Social Skills Group Training With San Diego Behavior Solutions!

2022-08-26T04:21:49+00:00

We are very excited to announce that we are offering TWO NEW ROUNDS of social skills group training between now and the end of the calendar year!  We are thrilled to be able to bring back this group for your little ones since our last sessions over Summer!  The first group will be for 6-8 [...]

New Social Skills Group Training With San Diego Behavior Solutions!2022-08-26T04:21:49+00:00

Dr. Pontillo will be hosting an event featuring Dr. Kuleto!

2022-08-08T23:44:31+00:00

Last Call to Register for the Information Session for Managing ASD with Medication! We have had an overwhelming response, so register now! Dr. Kuleto will be hosting a virtual event on August 10th from 6-7 pm in order to answer your questions about your child with ASD and medications that address ASD symptoms.  The goal [...]

Dr. Pontillo will be hosting an event featuring Dr. Kuleto!2022-08-08T23:44:31+00:00

NEW teen Group therapy with Kimberly Brownell, LCSW

2022-08-08T23:41:07+00:00

Our new group is designed for 14-18 year old's and focuses on behaviors associated with Social anxiety, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, body dysmorphia, promoting body positivity, and building self-esteem, as well as all other associated mood disorders. This is a 10 week program that meets on Saturdays from 3:00-4:00 pm starting on August 13th! This group [...]

NEW teen Group therapy with Kimberly Brownell, LCSW2022-08-08T23:41:07+00:00
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