Who We Are

The Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Center provides psychotherapy, psychological assessment, school observation, and parent coaching services to families with children and young adults aged 0–26.

We're proud to say we’re not like most psychologists or therapists:

  • We don’t offer to fix your problems. We teach you the skills you need to find success.

  • We don’t do a lot of individual therapy with children, especially younger children. We work with families, because we know your children need you more than they will ever need us.

  • We don’t do a lot of long-term therapy. Most of our clients are done in ten sessions or fewer.

  • We don’t work from a “mental illness” model. We do provide diagnoses, but “mental illness” isn't a useful way to think about problems in living. Your child is not sick or broken.

Take a look around our website and learn more about us and about what we do. Find our handy resources. Take a look at the services we offer and decide which is best for you and your family.

And—when you’re ready—give us a call. We’re here to help. 

Our Mission

To help families become the environments for everyone’s success by providing compassionate, connected science-based behavioral health solutions.

Our Team

Dr. Patricia Gisbert

Psy.D. / Psychologist (PSY27438)

Direct line: (949) 385-0764

 

Dr. Gisbert provides services in English and Tagalog. She loves to work with children, adolescents, and young adults with ADHD, autism, developmental/learning difficulties, behavior problems, depression, anxiety, and stress. 

She obtained her clinical training and experience at University of California - San Francisco, 

Stanford School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Oakland, and at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Iris Richardson

Ph.D. / Psychologist (PSY26661) 

Direct line: (714) 696-9783

Dr. Richardson provides services in English and Spanish. She enjoys working with kids, teens, and young adults with ADHD, anxiety, learning problems, and complex medical histories.
Dr. Richardson has received excellent training and clinical experience at the University of New Mexico, University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Dr. Luis Morales Knight

Ph.D. / Psychologist (PSY25916)

Direct line: (714) 694-3943

Dr. Knight provides services in English and Spanish. He enjoys working with difficult behaviors, “quirky” children (those often labeled gifted, ADHD, autism, Asperger’s), anxiety, and complex medical histories.
Dr. Knight was trained at the University of Nebraska, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation), and at the Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health. 

Dr. Patricia A. Moulton

Ph.D / Psychologist (PSY6743)

Direct line: (714) 251-6142

 

Dr. Moulton enjoys working with children and adolescents (preschool through high school), young adults, couples, and families with behavioral problems, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, developmental / learning problems, depression, anxiety, trauma, and stress. Dr. Moulton received her clinical training at the University of Kansas, the Children's Rehabilitation Unit at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and at the Austin State Hospital in Austin, Texas.

Shabnam Cherry

M.A. / Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (50854)

Direct line: (949) 899-8560

 

Shabnam provides services in English and Farsi (Persian).  She enjoys working with children, adolescents, couples, and families with behavioral issues, trauma, depression, and anxiety.  Shabnam received her training at the University of California, Irvine and Pepperdine University. 

Alfredo Arciniega

M.S. / Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (114063)

Direct line: (714) 202-6215

Alfredo provides services in English and Spanish.  He is passionate about helping children, adolescents, and young adults learn how to deal with behavioral challenges. He uses evidence-based approaches in working with his clients to make meaningful changes in their lives. He has a great deal of experience in the areas of autism, ADHD, anxiety, phobias, coping with stress, parenting education, tantrums/outbursts, and social skills. He studied and trained at the University of Phoenix and the Florida Institute of Technology. He is board-certified as a behavior analyst.  

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