We are excited to announce yet even more new services, including:
  • Couples therapy
  • Family therapy
  • adults and adolescent therapy services

Dr. Grimes has worked in private practice for the past 12 years treating families, couples, and individuals. Erin’s specialties include working with adolescents, teens, adults and families who struggle with anxiety, depression, ADHD, relational issues and grief issues. She also offers consultation services for couples.
Her treatment approach includes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to offer clients effective and quick ways to change behavior and use more adaptive thinking styles to approach life challenges and stress.
Dr. Grimes also uses existential psychotherapy approaches to help enhance self-awareness, insight, develop empathy and confidence in one’s personal relationships and professional settings.
Highlighted New Service: Couples and Family Therapy 
We are thrilled to be able to provide these services for you! If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment please email or call Brooke Schuman at contact@sdkidsfirst.com / (858) 692-4197 and she will be happy to help you!
As our team of professionals continues to grow, I am so grateful to be a part of such a cohesive and collaborative group. I am very proud of the work the clinicians at San Diego Kids First provide to our families and will continue to  personally consult with all of my staff clinicians on a regular basis. Other services we provide are as follows:
  • Evaluations
  • Consultations
  • Screenings
  • Behavior Management/Parenting Sessions
  • Study/Organizational Skills Training
  • Therapy
  • Educational Therapy
  • Groups/Workshops
  • Video Parenting Course
  • IEP/504 Services
Deb Pontillo, Director
San Diego Kids First (& now San Diego Therapy First , our adult division ) is a collaborative team of 9 experts providing evaluations , psychotherapy , educational therapy, academic and behavioral support for children from tots to teens and their families. Now offering adult services.