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ABA Education Foundation
Comprehensive ABA-centered behavioral intervention for infants and children, consultation, assessment, parent trainings, and advocacy services.
7860 Mission Center Ct. #100
SD, 92108

ACES, Inc.
Behavioral and educational support for children with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
3731 Sixth Ave. #100, SD, 92103

Advanced Neurobehavioral Health of Southern CA
(See listing under Assessment and Evaluation)

AEFCT (Autism Experts Empowering Families and Children Together)
Service provider for children with ASD supporting families in San Diego County: in-home one-on-one ABA therapy, consultation, assessments, educational support, parent and professional training, social skills training and family support groups.
Multiple locations

Alta Families
In-home or community-based
ABA consultation services for children with ASD, including parent education.

Alternative Teaching Strategy Center
(See listing under Education)

Ascent Psychological Services
Lauren Elder Ph.D. offers behavioral and cognitive assessment to treat behavioral and developmental concerns and anxiety through play therapy, parent coaching and a variety of therapies.
3505 Camino del Rio S. #212
SD, 92108

Autism Interventions and Resources (AIR)
Collaborates with parents and agencies dedicated to providing behavioral services to children and adults with developmental disabilities based exclusively upon the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Autism Spectrum Consultants
Behavioral and educational plans and implementation.
5080 Shoreham Pl. #115
SD, 92122

Autism Spectrum Therapies
A leading provider of ABA services, AST’s programs are designed for infants to adults with developmental needs. They provide comprehensive training and support for families, schools and communities and work with regional centers, private insurance and Tricare.
4719 Viewridge Ave. #100
SD, 92123

Autistically Inclined
Family support from a relationship-based team addressing each individual’s unique expressions in all things sensory, behavioral and communicative, while inspiring kids to want friendships and connection. Trains parents and professionals to implement Natural Play Therapy.

AVID Behavioral Day Program
In-home behavioral intervention and ABA intervention services for infants and children with ASD or developmental delay.
562 W Grand Ave.
Escondido, CA 92025

Behavior Frontiers
Unique ABA programs for individuals with Autism and ASD.
San Diego; 858-244-5176
Carlsbad: 760-691-1513

Behavioral Health and Wellness Center
Bilingual staff provide ABA & Behavior Therapy services to individuals ages 2-21. Services include care coordination, collaboration with other providers, pyscho-education, and parent training. We accept Medi-Cal, have a quick intake process and no waitlist.
3111 Camino del Rio N. #400
SD, 92108

Brain Learning, Education,  Assessment and Treatment
Neuropsychological and educational assessment, educational consultation and treatment for children and adolescents.
5550 Baltimore Dr. #150
La Mesa, CA 91942

Brain Treatment Center
Through the use of MeRT, pain-free and non-invasive system of electromagnetics pulses, this process improves communication and strengthens brain functionality in individuals with Autism and ASD, Depression and PTSD.
2918 Fifth Ave. #300
SD, 92103

Builders of Eloquence and Engagement, LLC (BEE, LLC)
Non-public RPM provider offers behavioral intervention plans and supervision to improve education, communication and quality of life.

Butterfly Effects
Community-based provider of ABA therapy services for individuals with Autism and other related disorders in home and community environments. Helps families develop an individualized therapy plan, web-based progress and results tracking, and assistance with insurance.

California Association for Behavior Analysis
Promotes the science and theory of behavioral analysis by supporting research, education, an annual conference for parents and educators, and many other resources.
400 29th St. #518
Oakland, CA 94609

Carlsbad Counseling Center
Psychotherapy and counseling for families and individuals with ASD, Anxiety and Bipolar Disorder/OCD as well as play and expressive therapies for families, parenting groups and San Diego Superior Court Programs. Fee for service
and help with PPO reimbursement.
2777 Jefferson St. #200
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD)
Provides assessment and ABA therapy for children and adults
with Autism.
Multiple offices in San Diego, Carlsbad and Chula Vista

Center for Thoughtful Lasting Change, Inc. Sherry Casper Ph.D.
Helps students achieve successful outcomes through psychological assessments, educational consultation and interventions for behavior management.
9606 Tierra Grande St. #203
SD, 92126

Centria Autism
Provides ABA therapy for kids with Autism through clinical expertise and an individualized treatment approach. Offering in-home services in San Diego County and center-based services in Costa Mesa.
Countywide locations

Child Mind Institute
Online resources for behavioral disorders, mental health diagnoses and learning disorders.

Cognitive Assessment and Risk Evaluation (CARE) at UC San Diego
Helps identify, assess and treat adolescents and young adults who are experiencing changes in their thoughts, behavior or emotions that might be associated with developing serious and/or disabling mental problems.
140 Arbor Dr., Fourth Floor
SD, 92103

Linda Collins, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
More than 15 years experience in social skills training, writing goals for children with Autism/ASD and providing support for parents. Provides consultation and training to school districts and programs serving children with Autism.
4455 Murphy Canyon Rd. #100
SD, 92123
2580 Catamaran Way #104
Chula Vista, CA 91914

Community Psychiatry
Dr. Joseph Mawhinney has been treating kids with special needs and mentoring fellow clinicians throughout his career.
8950 Villa La Jolla Dr. #C217
SD, 92037

Comprehensive Autism Services and Education (CASE), Inc.
Offers consultation services to families in Carlsbad School District, ABA trainings, Discrete Trial Training, Structured Teaching, Pivotal Response Training and Facilitated Play for parents, teachers and staff for children with ASD. Friends’ Club facilitates social understanding skills.
785 Grand Ave. #101
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Clinic of Dr. Suzanne Goh, a board-certified pediatric neurologist and author with expertise in the diagnostic testing, evaluation and biomedical and behavioral treatment of children with Autism and other neurological conditions that impact brain development, cognition, and behavior.
7090 Miratech Dr.
SD, 92121
5870 El Camino Real #101
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Counseling Cove-San Diego Youth Services
Intensive, outpatient mental health services, trauma informed care and case management for ages 12–20 who are homeless or have run away from home. Comprehensive approach is community-based, client and family-driven and culturally competent.
619-525-9903 x3611

Coyne & Associates
ABA and early intervention services for children ages 1-12.
3550 Camino del Rio N. #104
SD, 92108

East County Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI)
Comprehensive team works with children and their families to improve adult-child relationships at school and at home, using The Incredible Years evidence-based model to prevent behavioral problems and serious mental illness.
619-258-6877 x3253

Family Connections Therapy
Parent and child therapy with specialties in Anxiety, Depression, foster care and adoption, and parent education.
11838 Bernardo Plaza Ct. #250
SD, 92128

Family Guidance and Therapy Center
Provides ABA, individual, couples and group therapy, art therapy, school-based consultation and educational testing. Licensed SDRC vendor of RDI (Relationship Development Intervention). Variety of insurance accepted.
Multiple locations

Dr. Joshua Feder, MD
Specializes in DIR/floortime interactive play/behavioral therapy.
415 N Highway 101 #E
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Dana Fillmore, Psy. D.
Provides counseling and therapy services for children with special needs and their families.
2262 Carmel Valley Rd. #D
Del Mar, CA 92014

Fred Finch CARES
Provides comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological assessment, early intervention, ABA therapy, parent education, social skills, and individual/family therapy for those impacted by ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders Treatment offered in school, in-home and clinic-based programs.
10174 Old Grove Rd. #100
SD, 92131

Fred Finch, Specialized Wraparound Program
Family-centered, community-based program offers assessment and intervention, individual and family counseling, case management, caregiver/parent coaching, and access to psychiatric support and medication utilizing a strengths-based team approach to create sustainable stability.
3845 Spring Dr.
Spring Valley, CA 91977

Fred Finch Youth & Family Services
(See listing under Education)

Gateway Learning Group
Provides behavioral and educational plans for children with Autism or ASD.
2525 Camino del Rio S. #335
SD, 92108

Kirstin Hall, B.C.B.A.
Helps child development through parent education and in-home strategies. Reviews IEPs and helps parents advocate for quality behavioral support plans.

Hope Comprehensive Center for Development
ABA therapy in a naturalistic, play-based environment based on the latest research and years of experience. Virtual social groups, distance learning support, and psychologist on staff for Diagnostic Psychological Evaluations.

San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino

Innovative Therapy 4-Kids, Inc.
(See listing under Speech and Language)

International Bipolar Foundation
Advances research to eliminate Bipolar Disorder, provides and enhances care, resources and support services and works to erase the stigma associated with mental illness through education.

Intricate Mind Institute (IMI), LLC
Provides cognitive-behavioral and social communication/interaction skill training for all with ASD, ADHD, LD, DD and/or anxiety, depression, behavior problems, social challenges or executive functioning problems.
2247 San Diego Ave. #136
SD, 92110

Clinical team serves ages 10-25 and their families who are at risk for mental illness and experiencing symptoms. Provides confidential assessments, individualized treatments for participants and families and community awareness campaigns to ensure early detection.
6160 Mission Gorge Rd. #100
SD, 92120

Julie D. Kunin, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist for adolescents and families.
211 W Robinson Ave., SD, 92103

Learning Development Services
Neuropsychological assessment, counseling and consultation.
3754 Clairemont Dr.
SD, 92117

L.E.T.S. Grow
SDRC contracted provider of ABA therapy to improve academics, cognition, play skills, social skills and more. Consultation, assessment and early intervention services available.
7373 University Ave. #202
La Mesa, CA, 91942

Lovaas Institute
Behavioral intervention for children diagnosed with Autism or a
related disorder.

Maxim Healthcare Services
(See listing under Respite/Childcare/Skilled Nursing)

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Speech and Language Pathology, verbal behavior therapy and social skills groups for children on the Autism spectrum for home
and school.
8885 Rio San Diego Dr. #340
SD, 92108

Mental Health America (MHA) of San Diego County

Nonprofit dedicated to addressing mental health and mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services, including Breaking Down Barriers, which helps increase access to services for persons with severe mental illness dually diagnosed with another disability.
4069 30th St., SD, 92104

Mental Health Systems, Inc.
Nonprofit providing innovative and cost-effective mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services to families since 1978.
9465 Farnham St., SD, 92123

Motiva Associates
Comprehensive therapy for special needs, behavioral issues, grief and bereavement.
Multiple locations throughout San Diego County

Mountain Shadows Spectrum Solutions
Comprehensive services for families affected by Autism and other disabilities including assessment, behavioral consultation, ABA therapy, and IEP, parent and school supports.
970 Los Vallecitos Blvd. #240
San Marcos, CA 92069

My Colors Speak, Inc.
Inclusive, all ages, ABA art program offering creative treatment programs for all abilities in 1:1, parent/child and small group sessions.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Diego
Offers support and information for family members, consumers and people affected by mental illness.
5095 Murphy Canyon Rd. #320
SD, 92123
619-543-1434; 800-523-5933

Jennifer Oke, Ph.D.
Clinical child psychologist specializing in the treatment of children with ASD. Offers evaluations, early intervention, individual therapy, parent training and sibling support groups.
5405 Morehouse Dr. #120
SD, 92121

People’s Care Autism Services
Strives to enhance the lives of children diagnosed with Autism and other developmental disabilities and their families through assessment, ABA, school intervention, parent education, social skills groups and adult services.
1045 E Pennsylvania Ave.
Escondido, CA 92029

Dr. Clarence Perry, MD
Clinical psychiatrist specializing in learning disorders, special needs and psychiatric needs.
3368 2nd Ave. #I
SD, 92103

Pioneer Learning Center
(See listing under Education)

Positive Discipline
Web-based resources and books with parenting tools, coaching tips, classroom management centered and around positive discipline.

PsyCare, Inc.
Private behavioral healthcare providing high quality psychiatric, psychological, counseling, and chemical dependency assessment and treatment services for children and adolescents, as well as parents.

Psychiatric Centers at San Diego (PCSD)
Child and adolescent center.
Multiple locations

Psychology 360
Comprehensive and collaborative psychological and psychoeducational assessment, diagnostics, placement recommendations and therapy for ages 5 and up for ADHD, Autism, Learning Disorders, behavioral concerns, memory, processing, Dyslexia and more. Forensic evaluations available.
5830 Oberlin Dr. #203
SD, 92121

Rady Children’s Behavioral Health Services
Outpatient services including Behavioral Health Urgent Care, clinic- and school-based services and inpatient services including Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services (CAPS) and the Eating Disorders/Medical Behavioral Unit.

Multiple locations

Rady Children’s Chadwick Center for Children and Families
Programs and services that support the prevention, identification and treatment of abused and traumatized children as well as women impacted by domestic violence.

Multiple locations

San Diego Access and Crisis Line
24/7 access to mental health, drug and addiction counseling.

San Diego Center for Children
Serves children and families struggling with mental, emotional or behavioral health challenges. Offers family and youth assessments, outpatient therapy and psychiatry, Autism services, an intensive outpatient program for ages 13–18, and summer camps.
3002 Armstrong St.
SD, 92111

San Diego County Mental Health Services
Offers treatment, rehab and recovery services to people who experience persistent and severe mental illness or crisis.
Adults: 619-563-2700
Children: 619-563-2750
Emergency Screening Unit
730 Medical Center Ct.
Chula Vista, CA 91911

San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital
3853 Rosecrans St., SD, 92110

San Diego Psychological Association
Professional association that provides resources and tools to find a local psychologist.
4699 Murphy Canyon Rd. #105
SD, 92123

San Diego Psychotherapist
Pete McClintock M.A., LMFT
Provides individual and group therapy for all ages and families. Specializes in ADD, depression, anxiety, anger management, and parenting, including anger management groups for children and teens.
3411 Third Ave.
SD, 92103

SD Kids First
Pediatric psychologist Dr. Deborah Pontillo specializes in kids with special needs.
12625 High Bluff Dr. #111
SD, 92130

Sensory Learning Center International
As an intervention, the Sensory Learning Program unites three modalities (visual, auditory and vestibular) into one multi-sensory approach that works to improve perception, understanding and the ability to learn.

Specialized Therapy Services
(See listing under Education)

Stars Therapy Services
Offers a multi-disciplinary approach to ABA and Early Intervention, clinical Speech-Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy.
333 H St. #6010
Chula Vista, CA 91910

TERI Behavior Support Services
Board-certified behavioral analysts design positive interventions for those who have not benefited from conventional approaches to solving behavioral challenges. Specializes in Autism and severe behavior problems; provides in-home, insurance-funded ABA services.
251 Airport Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058

Therapeutic Approach to Growth
Offers assessment, treatment and support for children and adults with ASD and other disabilities in the form of art therapy, speech/language pathology, occupational therapy, educational supports, behavioral modification, RDI and yoga. Features the Sage Learning Center, a learning environment based on RDI principles. Summer camps and programs available.
9466 Black Mountain Rd.#100
SD, 92126
5411 Avenida Encinas #110
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Trumpet Behavioral Health
National Autism treatment provider that helps children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, social communication disorders and other developmental delays through center or home-based ABA therapy.
9920 Pacific Heights Blvd. #150
SD, 92121

Xcite Steps ABA Therapy and Behavioral Services
Provides individualized ABA therapy services, assessment and evaluation to kids, teens and adults in home, school and daycare settings.

YMCA Tides
Collaboration between YMCA Youth & Family Services and SDUSD to provide free individual, family and group counseling, case management, parent education, and teacher support to students ages 5–21 with Medi-Cal who attend schools in central San Diego. Available on a sliding scale for others.
4394 30th St., SD, 92104

Youth Behavioral Health Services Family Health Centers of San Diego
Team of psychiatrists and therapists tackle mood disorders, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, sexual and gender identity issues, and treatment for trauma related to abuse, neglect or divorce. Accepts Medi-Cal, Covered California and uninsured patients with payments on a sliding scale.

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