Our specialists help children from birth through early adulthood deal with illnesses that affect behavior, emotions, development or brain function (like ADHD). Whether your child’s illness is acute (sudden), chronic (ongoing) or terminal, we can provide the care they need and deserve.

Our pediatric neuropsychologists use detailed tests to uncover how certain illnesses have affected your child’s brain function and development. Our pediatric psychologists help your child overcome the challenges that come with those illnesses.

Why Choose Us for Your Child’s Psychology Care

  • Always at your side: We’re here to help children and adolescents from day one all the way through the transition to adult care.
  • Comprehensive care: Your child has access to care not found at many other centers, including comprehensive testing and treatment.
  • Healing the mind: Your child learns to cope and adjust to their challenges through a wide range of child therapy techniques.
  • Skills for life: We support kids and families through everyday challenges, including problems at home and at school.
  • Full support: We team up with pediatric specialists in cancer care, heart care and many other areas to deliver fully-integrated care.
  • Cultural respect: Our team provides interpretation services for many languages and approaches treatment with respect to your family’s cultural values.

Services We Offer

Pediatric Neuropsychology Services

Certain medical conditions and injuries can impact brain development, causing difficulty with everyday activities and learning in school. Pediatric neuropsychology is a specialty focused on uncovering issues in your child’s brain function and development. 

To identify potential issues, our neuropsychologists test skills and behavior related to certain areas of the brain. These detailed tests help identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses, which can help focus treatment. Based on your child’s results, we’ll create an effective treatment plan focused on the best outcomes and long-term recovery.

Pediatric Psychology Services

Pediatric psychology is a specialty that helps your child deal with challenges related to their illness. A child psychologist teaches your child how to:

  • Deal with symptoms of their illness
  • Cope with their medical treatment plan
  • Address mood and behavioral symptoms

Most often, a child psychologist helps your child (and family) with concerns related to treatment. These might include challenges in adjustment, coping or adherence (following a medical treatment plan).​​

Conditions We Evaluate & Treat

Medical Conditions

  • Impact of degenerative neurological disorders (disorders that damage the nerves over time)
  • Epilepsy
  • Impact of medically complicated conditions (like cancer, diabetes, sleep disorders, eating disorders or adolescent addiction)

Neurodevelopmental Disorders


  • Brain injury and concussion
  • Meningitis and encephalitis
  • Prematurity
  • Trauma, including trauma during pregnancy
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome or other prenatal substance exposure
  • Cerebrovascular events

Psychological Conditions

  • Mood and behavioral disorders

What to Expect

Getting Started

To better serve your child’s unique needs, we’re ready to provide care in a number of settings. We’ll help you find the best treatment path and connect you with experts ready to serve your child. No matter what your child is going through, you can expect comprehensive care from the right specialists every step of the way..

Our psychologists and neuropsychologists work together to develop the best treatment plan for your child. Treatment teaches your child how to cope and adapt to medical conditions while they adjust and adhere to (or follow) medical treatments.

We also work as a team with other pediatric specialists for your child’s best care. Our team addresses neuropsychological and psychological factors affecting your child while other experts address any related medical conditions. We work with specialists in:

  • Pediatrics
  • Neurology, for conditions like epilepsy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oncology and hematology, for childhood cancers
  • Endocrinology, for conditions like diabetes
  • Genetics, for conditions present since birth
  • Cardiology
  • Craniofacial surgery, for conditions like cleft lip
  • Critical care

At the Hospital

If your child has been hospitalized, our Pediatric Psychology Consultation and Liaison Service specialists are here to help. We’ll help your child adjust to a new diagnosis or first-time hospitalization and help them develop coping skills. We help children in the hospital deal with a wide variety of issues, including:

  • Chronic (ongoing) conditions
  • Long hospital stays
  • Conditions related to traumatic injury
  • Adherence to medical treatment plans
  • Seizure disorders
  • Organ and bone marrow transplants
  • Trauma
  • Pediatric cancer and blood disorders
  • Psychosocial issues (like family issues) that interfere with care

Pediatric Neuropsychological Assessment Program

The Pediatric Neuropsychological Assessment Program (PNAP) is a specialty clinic where we evaluate your child when a medical condition affects their development. Often, a referral is required from your child’s doctor before scheduling an appointment.

At your child’s first appointment, we’ll start by discussing specific concerns from you or your child’s doctor. Next, we’ll perform an assessment to better understand the challenges your child is facing. The results will help us develop a plan that may include further assessment appointments or referral to other specialists.

Our neuropsychologists and neurologists have the expertise to diagnose and treat a wide variety of issues. We work with you to develop a treatment plan that best suits your child’s and family’s unique needs. We also take care to make sure you fully understand your child’s diagnosis and plan of care. Based on results, we may recommend treatment that includes:

  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy (to help your child develop the skills needed in adulthood)
  • Physical therapy
  • Counseling
  • Cognitive rehabilitation (to improve deficits in brain function)
  • Academic support and special education services
  • Additional medical work-up

Autism Assessment Center (Affiliated Clinic)

Autism is a complex developmental disability that can impact your child’s growth, development and general functioning. Autism's effects every child differently — your child may experience symptoms ranging from minor to severe. Your child can experience a wide range of effects from autism, from small to severe. If you or your child’s doctors are concerned that your child may have autism spectrum disorder, specialized testing is required.

The Inland Empire Autism Assessment Center of Excellence (AAC) is a specialty clinic that provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluation for autism. The AAC helps you and your child navigate the uncertainty that comes with autism spectrum disorder. A team of experts are ready to help, including providers from the following specialties:

  • Child neurology, which helps identify your child's condition and connect them to the care they need.
  • Pediatrics
  • Child neuropsychology
  • Child psychology
  • Occupational therapy, which helps your child develop skills to become more independent. 
  • Speech and language pathology, which can help improve your child's speech and communication.

The AAC is unique in California for offering comprehensive services based around the gold standard for diagnostic evaluations for autism. To learn more about the AAC, visit their website.

Take the Next Step

Our team is committed to helping your child reach their full potential with expert, compassionate care. If your child has any of the conditions or symptoms noted above, ask your pediatrician if our services can help.